Saratoga Male Ginkgo
A grand ornamental with distinct fan-shaped leaves. Saratoga male has elongated leaves, narrower than other varieties. Almost "V" shaped. Ginkgo are the oldest cultivated nut tree. The nuts are delicious with a cheese-like texture when steamed, excellent in any rice dish. The leaf extract is very popular for medicinal properties. Fossils have shown Ginkgo growing on earth for over 150 million years, outliving dinosaurs. Leaf fall color is aspen yellow. Tree height can be up to 30' in full sun. Males are usually planted as street trees etc. and will not set fruit. Zones 5-8.
|Drought Tolerance||Very Good|
|Heat Tolerance||Very Good|
|Humidity Tolerance||Very Good|
|Sun Tolerance||Very Good|
|Wet Soil Tolerance||Fair|
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