Saratoga Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Slow to MediumMature Height - 30-40'Mature Width - 20-40'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Dioecious, male flowers are borne on the short shoots in cylindrical, 1" long catkins during March to April; the female on 1.5-2" long pedicel bearing 1 or 2 greenish ovules.Fruit - This male cultivar produces no fruit. But if it did, the Ginkgo fruit is actually a smelly, messy naked seed (not a true fruit); tan to orangish in color with a plum-like shapeLeaf - Fall Color - A brilliant YellowBark - Usually gray-brown ridges with darker furrowsOther Features - The Ginkgo is widely known for its medicinal properties. This male cultivar has a strong central leader and an upright, narrow habit.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers sandy, deep, moderately moist soil with full sun, ph adaptableNative Habitat - Eastern ChinaDiseases and Insects - None seriousStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Ginkgo.- Other plants of the family Ginkgoaceae.- Other plants of the genus Ginkgo.- Other plants of the species Ginkgo biloba.