Ginkgo biloba ‘Menhir’ Ginkgo

Ginkgo

Description: The 'Menhir' is a more compact and slender version of the ever-popular Ginkgo biloba and it grows to have a columnar shape when mature. The fan-shaped foliage is blue-green colour in summer, deeply cut through the middle, then turning buttery yellow in the autumn.

History: A new cultivar discovered in the Netherlands in 1996 in Hazerswoude by the nurseryman Jan-Willem Wezelenburg and introduced to the market after careful observation by the royalist Saphò in 2013.

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

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2m x 0.5m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Blue / Green
  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Leaf colour: Blue Green
  • Prefers full sun
  • Autumn colour
  • Replacement prune
  • Needs well-draining site
  • S Size: Small

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