Scientific Name: Ginkgo biloba
Common Name: maidenhair tree, ginkgo
Family Name: Ginkgoaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 22 - 30m x 7 - 10m (height x width)
Habit: Horizontal, Open, Spreading
Form: Irregular, Oval - vertical, Pyramidal - widely
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Cut flower or foliage, Fall interest, Shade tree, Specimen plant, Street (boulevard tree)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Lobed, Alternate, Leathery, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Other, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Catkin (ament), Green-yellow, Apr-May-Jun
Fruit: Drupe, (Accessory tissue), Yellow, Green, Oct-Nov
Key ID Features:
Upright with some horizontal branching; leaves flat, leathery, fan-shaped, bi-lobed, densely clustered, dichotomous venation. Winter ID: stubby spur shoots on some branchlets; buds globular, about 3mm wide, orange-brown.