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Halka Ginkgo

Ginkgo biloba 'Halka'

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
One of the broadest of the Ginkgos, this male variety produces an excellent canopy.

Growing Conditions:
A strong central leader supports dense, uniform branches which creates a very symmetrical canopy. Distinctly pyramidal through middle age, becoming more oval with age. Bright yellow fall color. Very hardy. Fruitless male. Slow growing and long-lived.

Uses:
Ginkgo extracts are valuable medicinally. Fall color.

Height:
45' at maturity

Width:
40' at maturity

Shape:
Broader than typical species

Flowers:
Tiny, light green staminant flowers.

Leaves:
Green. Yellow / gold in fall.

Bark:
Pale gray, smooth when young, flat-blocky with age.

Native to eastern China. Slightly broader in shape than most cultivars, it is notable for uniform and symmetrical branching while maintaining a good central leader.