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Ginkgo biloba 'Magyar'

Maindenhair Tree

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Ginkgo biloba 'Magyar' is a male, upright, pyramidal form with ascendinging, upright branches covered in the classicly formed ginkgo leaves, turning from green to a uniform blaze of butter yellow in the utumn.  This form was discovered growing on the Magyar Bank in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and is desirable as a specimen or looks as a small group due to it's tidy shape.  Can reach 20 foot in 25 years.  As Ginkgos are polutant tolerant, they are an excellent choice for town gardens.  

  • Position: full sun to semi shade
  • Soil: all soils, but avoid waterlogged areas very dry soils will need extra watering
  • Eventual Size: grows 2 to 3 metres after 10 years
  • Habit: deciduous,mid green leaves, turning yellow before falling
  • Foliage: deciduous
  • Common Names: Maindenhair Tree 'Magyar'
Eventual Size of Ginkgo biloba 'Magyar' Eventual Size of Ginkgo biloba 'Magyar'
Eventual size after 10 years
Plant Care

All forms of Ginkgo biloba are extremely hardy and tolerant of a wide range of conditions.  If planting in the ground we recommend using good planting compost with root grow and keeping the soil moist but not waterlogged for the first 6 months.  Thereafter an annual top dressing with a good fertilizer is beneficial but not essential.  Pruning is not necessary except when shaping is required and this should take place in the dormant period.  

If planting in a container, use ericaceous compost mixed with 10% John Innes no. 3 added and feed through the growing period with a good general fertiliser - we use organic seaweed extract.  If possible, try to avoid the pot freezing for prolonged periods in the winter months.  Re-pot every 2-3 years into the next sized container.

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