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Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba
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Type Tree, Deciduous
Form Conical-Shaped Tree
Size Large Tree (8m or more height)
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Ginkgo biloba - Cultivation Notes

This large yet slow growing tree can be planted in any fertile moist garden soil, ideally in a sheltered location in full to part sun. No need to prune and rarely troubled by pests or diseases.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Ginkgo biloba:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Ornamental winter bark / tracery
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Ginkgo biloba

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Ginkgo biloba:

  • Added winter interest from attractive bark or stems

View all the plants listed in Genus Ginkgo

View other types of trees with medium green foliage

Common Missspellings: Ginggo, Gingo, Guinkgo, Gincgo,

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