Ginkgo Tree

Ginkgo Tree

Ginkgo Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Ginkgo biloba
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types except wet soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal; irregular horizontal branches; picturesque
Height:   40 to 70'
Weight:   20 to 40'
Leaf:   2 to 3" emerald green, fan shaped, alternate, simple leaf in clusters of three to five; yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Insignificant flower; female has objectionable plum shaped, foul smelling fruit
Comments:    "Messy fruit; plant male trees, leaves fall rapidly in fall; drought, heat, air pollution, and salt tolerant; easy to transplant; long Messy fruit; plant male trees, leaves fall rapidly in fall; drought, heat, air pollution, and salt tolerant; easy to transplant; long lived"
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Lived