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Ginkgo biloba 'Fairmont'

Ginkgo biloba 'Fairmont' Ginkgo biloba 'Fairmont' Ginkgo biloba 'Fairmont' Ginkgo biloba 'Fairmont' Ginkgo biloba 'Fairmont' Ginkgo biloba 'Fairmont'

Photo Locations: UC Davis Arboretum - Davis, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA and Red Butte Garden - Salt Lake City, UT

General Notes

Resistant to oak root fungus. Smog tolerant. Faster growing than 'Autunm Gold' Maidenhair Treee.

Trees may be referred to as male or female.

Family: Ginkgoaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.

Conical or Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 50 - 75 feet.

Width: 12 - 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity Greater than 150 years.

Leaves Rhomboidal, Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.

Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female reproductive parts (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 3 - 8.

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 'Fairmont' Tree Record." 1995-2021. Apr 17, 2021.
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