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AUTUMN GOLD MAIDENHAIR TREE
Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold'
Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA, Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX, UC Davis Arboretum - Davis, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA and Cal Poly State University - San Luis Obispo, CA
Resistant to oak root fungus. Smog tolerant.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.
Rounded or Umbrella Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 25 - 50 feet.
Width: 25 - 35 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity Greater than 150 years.
Leaves Rhomboidal, Medium to Light Green, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Green. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Bark Light Green, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 10, 12 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Armillaria. Susceptible to Anthracnose.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Feb 27, 2020.
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