Ginkgo – this is one of the world’s oldest living tree species having been around 350 million years ago! This ancient tree is also known as the Chinese Maidenhair Tree, as the leaves are similar in shape to the maidenhair fern. As well as being a source of food – the fruit yields a nut meat that’s edible in small quantities - parts of the plant are used in traditional Chinese medicines.
This is a weeping form of a truly ancient tree. An extremely graceful specimen tree with beautiful broad fans of fern like foliage hence the common name of Maidenhair Tree. The foliage turns golden yellow in autumn and holds well on the tree until it falls cleanly to the ground. Branches spread outward and downward. Deciduous.
A very neat, narrowly erect form with a myriad of uses for confined, tight spaces, both in narrow streets and smaller home gardens. Bears the usual deep green distinctive maidenhair leaves with their gorgeous golden autumn tones.
Colour: Assorted Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 2m
Dwarf Maidenhair Tree - Here's something special - a dwarf male form of the beautiful Ginkgo. The jade-green foliage fans out along the branches like beautiful hovering butterflies. Soft yellow autumn tones prior to leaf fall. Prefers the sun and deep fertile soil. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.
The Ginkgo is an ancient and revered tree that is actually a Conifer. Ginkgo are very tolerant of pollution and popular for street planting. It is usually only the Male trees that are cultivated for ornamental planting as they do not have the 'Stinko' fruits produced by the Female trees.
A very miniature form of the sacred Ginkgo tree from China. Fine fans of fern like foliage in fresh green decorate the branches from spring until summer turning a soft butter yellow in autumn. Happy in the sun and likes deep fertile soil with protection from harsh wind. Deciduous.
This little sweetie would make a special container plant.
A selected male clone of the gorgeous Chinese Ginkgo tree. This forms has deep green deeply notched fans of fern like foliage hence the common name of Maidenhair Tree. Graceful pendulous habit. Beautiful golden tones in autumn. An outstanding specimen tree. Deciduous.
Colour: Assorted Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 5m x 3m