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Ginkgo Biloba

Botanical Name:

Ginkgo biloba

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Conifers, Trees, Edible, Poisonous, Tree

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Dioecious, male flowers born on shoots as catkins (March-April); the female flower on a short pedicel bearing 1 or 2 greenish ovules.

Fruit

Seeds (only on female trees) plumlike, yellow-orange, the outer, fleshy pulp foul-smelling when ripe, the inner wall hard, smooth, and cream colored. (female trees bear the fruit) tan to orangish in color, plum like shape, actually a naked seed, extremely messy.

Taxonomy

Order

Ginkgoales

Family

Ginkgo - Maidenhair Trees

Genus

Ginkgo

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