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Ginkgo biloba

Common Name: Maidenhair Tree

Plant Family: Ginkgoaceae

Ginkgo biloba
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Price:  £7.50
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Availability:  

  

4 in stock

Size/Qty:  Young Plant 1 litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  low maintenance
Suggested Use:  Ornamental
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  tall (over 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


A beautiful and ancient tree from China with fan shaped apple-green leaves which turn a brilliant yellow in autumn. Eventually makes a very large tree but can be grown as a multi-stemmed shrub if space is limited. 

Relatives of this species of deciduous tree appear in fossil records 260 million years old! For any well drained soil in full sun. Hardy and tough, tolerating heavy pollution and exposed positions. Can reach 35m. To restrict size, prune back as a shrub or grow in a container.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Goes well with
Plant Collection for Ground Cover/Underplanting in Shade

Plant Collection for Ground Cover/Underplanting in Shade£33.00

Our selection of 6 hardy perennials for ground cover in shade.