Ginko Biloba Tree Info from DFW Tree Trimming – Learn More:
Deciduous – Sun
Ht. 50′ Spread 30′
Habit: Unique, open branching tree with vibrant yellow fall colors. Foliage is a medium green, fan shaped, and beautiful. Light-color bark and slow growth.
Culture: Any well-drained soil. Doesn’t like solid rock. Moderate water and attention are needed.
Uses: Shade tree, fall color, distinctive foliage. Medicinal herb from the foliage has been shown to enhance brain and overall mental functions.
Problems: Female fruit can have a sour odor and grow slower.
Notes: Also called maidenhair tree. One of the oldest trees on earth and can be found on virtually every continent. Believed to have originated in China from fossil records.