Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree

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Common name and scientific name of the plant: "Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree - Living Fossil of Ancient Beauty"

Description of the plant’s appearance, including size, shape, and color: The Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree is a large broadleaf deciduous tree native to China. It is classified as a conifer and is dioecious, meaning that some trees are male while others are female. The Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree is a unique and beautiful tree with distinct fan-shaped leaves. It grows into a medium-sized tree, reaching a mature height of up to 80 feet (24 meters) with a spread of about 40 feet (12 meters). The leaves are a vibrant green color, turning golden-yellow in the fall.  It has moderate water needs and can withstand occasional drought once established."

Information on the plant’s growing requirements, such as sunlight, water, and soil type: The Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil.

Details on any unique plant features: "The Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree is known for its unique fan-shaped leaves that resemble delicate maidenhair fern leaves. It is a deciduous tree, meaning it loses its leaves in the winter. The tree is also considered a living fossil, as it is one of the oldest living tree species on Earth."

Suggestions for how the plant can be used or displayed, such as in a garden or as a houseplant:  This magnificent tree is a perfect addition to gardens, parks, or large landscapes, where its beauty and history can be appreciated. It can also be grown as a stunning focal point in residential yards or as a shade tree for outdoor spaces.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Low

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Soil: Well-drained loamy or sandy soil

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Slow

Suitable for containers: No

More info: The Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree prefers well-drained loamy or sandy soil and moderate watering. It is adaptable to different soil types and can tolerate occasional drought once established. Pruning is minimal, focusing on maintaining its natural shape.

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Ginkgo biloba trees are generally resistant to pests and diseases, making them low-maintenance options.

Mature height: 20 m

Mature width: 10 m

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Green (changes to golden-yellow in fall)

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Deciduous

Flowering: No

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Flower fragrant: n.a.

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Fruit: No

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