• Colorful, unique foliage
• Pest and drought resistant
An unusual ornamental tree famous for its interesting shape and vibrant foliage!
The Ginkgo tree is sure to make your landscape stand out! You’ll be fascinated by its tall, rounded form and delicately shaped leaves.
This is one of the first trees to change colors in the autumn months. While other trees are still green, the Ginkgo turns almost fluorescent yellow!
This hardy tree thrives all over the United States! It is perfect for urban areas… it won’t be bothered by smog and other pollution.
Here at the Fast Growing Tree Nursery, we stock the male variety of the Ginkgo; this has a number of advantages over the female variety of this tree. Unlike the female Ginkgo, the male does not bear fruit which fall to the ground causing a sticky mess. Because it does not bear fruit, the male Ginkgo also does not emit the terrible smell that the female variety is renowned for.
Adaptable to many different types of soil, the Ginkgo is resistant to pests, and will be drought resistant in maturity.
Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Ginkgo Tree.
If you're planting a hedge, mark out a visual guide by placing stakes five to six feet apart and looping string around them. Plant the where the stakes are and they'll grow together to make a dense privacy screen.
First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.
Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.
Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.
Next, separate the roots of your Ginkgo Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.
The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.
Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.
To make it just right, use a level.
As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.
Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.
Water your Ginkgo Tree again after the transplant is complete.
To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.
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