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Ginkgo biloba 'Tremonia'

Maindenhair Tree

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Ginkgo biloba 'Tremonia' is a female, German selection which is wonderfully columnar but differs from the other fastigate forms due to its heavily textured, blue-green foliage.  This tree makes a very narrow specimen, ideal for planting in groups or for use as a specimen in a small garden where it takes up very little room.

  • Position: Full sun/part shade
  • Soil: All soil types except waterlogged
  • Eventual Size: 5-6 metres
  • Habit: Fastigate, narrow
  • Foliage: Lovely, narrow leaf, distinct shape
  • Common Names: Maindenhair Tree 'Tremonia'
Eventual Size of Ginkgo biloba 'Tremonia' Eventual Size of Ginkgo biloba 'Tremonia'
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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