ginkgo

Botanical Name Ginkgo biloba
Common Name Ginkgo
Plant Type Tree
Hardiness Zone 3-8
Height 50-80 ft.
Spread 30-40 ft.
Habit oval to irregular canopy
Exposure full sun
Bloom Type April
Bloom Color green
Flower insignificant
Autumn/Winter Intrest good fall color
Suggested Use specimen, shade
Locations Taco Tequila, Swampwater Jack's
Notes One of the oldest tree species on the planet, ginkgo grows only about a foot a year, reaching 50 to 80 feet. Female trees set fleshy fruit that smell unpleasant as they decay; they contain edible nuts.
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