Ginkgo biloba 'Halka'
One of the broadest of the Ginkgos, this male variety produces an excellent canopy.
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.
Ginkgo extracts are valuable medicinally. Fall color.
45' at maturity
40' at maturity
Broader than typical species
Tiny, light green staminant flowers.
Green. Yellow / gold in fall.
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.