Autumn Gold Ginkgo
Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold'
This male ginkgo cultivar has striking, golden yellow fall color and a symmetrical conical form.
Narrow form in youth, broadens with age. Grows best in sandy, deep, moderately moist soil, but adaptable to a wide range of soil types. This is a durable tree for difficult landscapes.
Ginkgo extracts are valuable medicinally. Fall color.
50' at maturity
30' at maturity
Tiny, light green staminant flowers
Medium green in summer, golden yellow in fall. Fan shaped.
Pale gray, smooth when young, flat-blocky with age.
Native to eastern China. Good resistance to pests. Ginkgos sometimes grow slowly when young but rapidly after a few years.