Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo biloba 'Jade Butterflies')

Also sold as:
Jade Butterfly

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6-12 feet
Plant Spread: 3-9 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Fall color

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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Oct 6, 2016 2:16 PM

After years of waiting for this slow-growing tree to put on some height, I finally figured out it is a dwarf and only expects to reach 6-12' tall. It has a nice vase shape, and the leaves turn a very showy golden yellow in the fall. Will tolerate clay soil.

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