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Ginkgo biloba 'Samurai'

Maindenhair Tree

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Ginkgo biloba 'Samurai'

Ginkgo biloba 'Samurai' is a male selection of Ginkgo of outstanding pyramidal form, wide fan-shaped green leaves
with golden yellow autumn color. Eventually reaching up to 4m high and 2m wide. Matures to a medium to large tree. Can be planted as a specimen or against a wall, a rare but wonderful choice.

Eventual Size of Ginkgo biloba 'Samurai' Eventual Size of Ginkgo biloba 'Samurai'
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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