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Ginkgo biloba ‘Jade Butterflies’

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An unusual new selection, Ginkgo biloba 'Jade Butterflies' is slow growing with a distinctive, shrubby habit and clumps of small, dark green leaves which are said to look like a butterfly's wings. In autumn, the leaves turn bright, golden-yellow before falling.

A superb Ginkgo for a small garden or for growing in a large container.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Ginkgo biloba  ‘Jade Butterflies’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Ginkgo biloba  ‘Jade Butterflies’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Ginkgo biloba  ‘Jade Butterflies’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£25.00

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light shade.
Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Eventually a very small tree with a vase-like shape.
Height: up to 4.5 m (15 ft).
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)

Notes: Ginkgo biloba 'Jade Butterflies' is very slow growing and will take many years to reach the above height and spread.

Plant Finder: about Ginkgo biloba ‘Jade Butterflies’

Description

Ginkgo biloba ‘Jade Butterflies’. This Ginkgo is a slow-growing, dwarf, male tree with an upright habit. It has bright green leaves which turn bright yellow before falling in the autumn. Small green catkins are produced in Spring.

Cultivation

Tolerates pollution. Grow in moist soil in a sunny position or in dappled shade.

Interest and use

Grown as a specimen tree. Can be grown in a container. Grown for foliage interest.

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Ginkgo biloba  ‘Jade Butterflies’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade or Any
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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