GINKGO BILOBA Plant Seeds "Maidenhiar tree" Can make an excellent bonsai

Maidenhair Tree

$ 3.21 

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Ginkgo - perhaps the oldest known of all flowering trees. Capable of growing to 130'. A beautiful tree that also happens to be known for the unpleasant smell of the fruits that drop from the female trees. The trunk

 develops a gray corky bark, and the unique bi-lobed leaves have a delicate fan shape with parallel veining. Can make an excellent bonsai. Temperate zones. Plant at 1" depth in a sand loam mixture. Keep only lightly

 moist. Bright light. 

GINKGO biloba

A tall growing deciduous tree with maidenhair like foliage. The foliage colours golden yellow in Autumn. Slow growing and require good soil and plenty of water during summer. The female tree bears a plum-like cone with an ill smelling flesh, but the kernel is edible and sweet. Ideal lawn or garden specimen tree
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination.
Other: stratification improves germination, but is not required.

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