Ginkgo biloba

  • Other common names: maidenhair tree
    fossil tree
  • Family: Ginkgoaceae
  • Genus: Ginkgo are large deciduous trees, developing an irregular, spreading crown with age, fan-shaped, 2-lobed leaves, and on female trees, unpleasantly scented yellow fruits each containing a single large seed
  • Details: G. biloba is a deciduous tree to 25m, conical when young, becoming more irregular with age. Leaves to 12cm in width, fan-shaped and often bilobed, turning clear yellow in autumn. Unpleasantly scented dull yellow fruits in autumn on female plants
  • Plant range: Himalaya


How to grow

Cultivation Grow in well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerant of atmospheric pollution. Excellent specimen tree

Propagation Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types Low Maintenance Architectural

How to care

Pruning No pruning required

Pests Generally pest free

Diseases Generally disease free