The Gingko Tree has an attractive shape with very beautiful bright green fan-shaped leaves bearing fruit with edible kernels in the summer. Slow growing long-lived deciduous conifer originally from China. Long established benefits include help with allergies and circulation.
Needs a well drained soil and shelter from cold winds.
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1.5 – 1.75 metres 10L pot
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Full Sun, Semi-shade
A superb specimen tree with magical fan shaped bright green leaves which turn a clear yellow in autumn. Gingko also makes a very good street tree and is ideal in towns and cities as it combats atmospheric pollution. It is a slow growing long-lived deciduous conifer, originally from China.
Eventually reaching heights of up to 30m/100ft or so it has a presence even when young. Ginkgo should not be pruned as this will result in die-back. It suffers very little from pests or disease.
Fully hardy and likes sun and semi shade and most soils and shelter from cold winds.
Common Name: Maidenhair tree
Latin Name: Ginkgo biloba
Soil: Tolerates most soil types –
Habit: Deciduous conical shape
Position: Sun and partial shade
Fruiting period: Summer
Colour: Leaves bright green
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual Height 30m/100ft
Special features: Tolerates city polution