Ginkgo biloba ‘Saratoga’ Ginkgo

Ginkgo

Description: This is a medium-sized, deciduous, fruitless maidenhair tree, with dense branching and an upright, rounded crown. Its unusual pendulous fan-shaped leaves have a slightly fleshy/leathery texture and are a very attractive yellowy-green colour through the summer which then turns into a spectacular rich golden in autumn. Plant in well-draining soil in a sunny position to enjoy the stunning foliage.

History: This cultivar originated as a seedling selected in 1975 by the Saratoga Research Foundation, California. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Ginkgo Growing Tips: Grow in well-drained soil with a full sun position.

Height and Spread (after 20 years): 8m x 3.5m

Attributes

  • Do not prune
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Open space planting

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