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Ginkgo biloba 'Horizontalis' (Maidenhair Tree)

Maidenhair Tree 'Horizontalis', Fossil Tree 'Horizontalis', Icho 'Horizontalis'


Ginkgo biloba 'Horizontalis' (Maidenhair Tree) is a small deciduous conifer adorned with a fairly flat canopy of horizontally spreading branches, densely covered with pretty, fan-shaped, green leaves. The foliage turns brilliant gold in the fall. This contributes to its exotic charm, as does its stark winter silhouette bristling with spiky buds. A moderate grower, 8-12 in. per year (20-30 cm), this Maidenhair Tree is graceful and attractive in all seasons. One of the most pollution-tolerant trees.

  • Grows up to 8-10 ft. tall (240-300 cm) and 8-20 ft. wide (240-600 cm). The spread can be easily controlled by early spring pruning.
  • A full sun lover, this plant is easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions, including both alkaline and acidic soils.
  • Salt, heat or air pollution tolerance.
  • Perfect as a specimen tree.
  • Generally pest and disease free
  • Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings. This tree transplants easily and establishes without difficulty.
  • Native to China

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 3 – 9
Climate Zones 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A3
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Ginkgo - Maidenhair Trees
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 8' – 10' (240cm – 3m)
Spread 8' – 20' (240cm – 6m)
Spacing 240" (600cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 3 – 9
Climate Zones 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A3
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Ginkgo - Maidenhair Trees
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 8' – 10' (240cm – 3m)
Spread 8' – 20' (240cm – 6m)
Spacing 240" (600cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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