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Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo biloba

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  • ©A. Benko, 2005
  • ©A. Benko, 2005

Description

Medium oval tree from 12m. Unique, double lobed, fan shaped leaves of rich green, and turn yellow in autumn


Details

Tree locations and purpose
Front or back garden Yes
Driveway No
Narrow space Yes
Courtyard Yes
Screening No
Canopy for shading Yes
Planter box with irrigation No
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) Yes
Tree locations and purpose
Family Ginkgoaceae
Tree origin Exotic
Tree shape
Tree type
Tree size (at maturity) Medium tree 8-15m
Minimum ground area (m²) 25
Canopy area (m² at maturity) 50
Average height (at maturity) 12
Average width (at maturity) 8
Spacing 8-12m
Star rating

This tree is on Council’s list of recommended species for planting in Moreland. 

We recommend you choose the right tree for your space, but when you have more than one tree to choose from, select the tree with the highest star rating.

The Tree Finder tool is one way Council is working to increase tree canopy across Moreland


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Note

Image in the top left is sourced from Wikimedia Commons under a Creative Commons license.

Image in the top right is sourced from Wikimedia Commons under a Creative Commons license.