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 selected male clone of the ancient and revered Chinese Maidenhair Tree. The bright green fans of fern like foliage turn a deep golden yellow in autumn and hold well on the tree until they drop cleanly to the ground. The mature tree will have great beauty and grace. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.
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.
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.
An incredible form that is both vigorous and extremely weeping in it's habit. Believed to be of German origin. Ginkgo Little Weeper is still little known and as such is a rare plant. Should make a medium sized shrub or even a small tree, forming a dense mound-like structure.