Ginkgo biloba 'Saratoga'

Saratoga Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Slow to Medium
Mature 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 shape
Leaf -
Fall Color - A brilliant Yellow
Bark - Usually gray-brown ridges with darker furrows
Other 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 adaptable
Native Habitat - Eastern China
Diseases and Insects - None serious
Strength -
Weakness -

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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.