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Ginkgo

Botanical Name
Ginkgo biloba
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 8(9)
Height
50 to 80 feet - great variability
Width
30 to 40 feet - great variability
Flowers
Spring: dioecious, catkins
Fruit
Female plants: smelly, naked seed with fleshy covering, plum-shaped, 1-1.5"
Fall Color
Yellow
Light
Full sun
Soil
Tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions
Planting & Care
  • Transplants and establishes easily
  • Urban tolerant - moderately salt tolerant
  • Select male cultivars to avoid fruit
Problems
Pest free, fruit stinks - select male clones to avoid fruit
Varieties
  • Autumn Gold - male, conical form, golden yellow fall color
  • Princeton Sentry - male, narrow, upright

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