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Ginkgo biloba ‘Shangri-la’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A rare male selection, Ginkgo biloba 'Shangri-la' has bright green leaves which turn golden-yellow before falling in autumn and an upright pyramidal habit.

New to us and reputed to be reasonably vigorous (for a Ginkgo), this makes a handsome garden tree with eye-catching autumn colour once established.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (25 - 30 cm tall)

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Ginkgo biloba  ‘Shangri-la’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun.
Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sized tree with pyramidal habit when young and spreading once mature.
Height: 15 m (50 ft) / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
Spread: 10 m (32 ft) / [up to 1.5 m (5 ft) after 10 years]

Notes: Ginkgo biloba 'Shangri-la' grows well in dry, urban environments and is a superb tree for a town garden.

Plant Finder: about Ginkgo biloba ‘Shangri-la’

Common names

Maidenhair Tree


Ginkgo biloba ‘Shangri-la’ (Maidenhair Tree). This Ginkgo is a vigorous male tree with a dense, upright and compact habit, being of pyramidal habit when young. It was discovered in 1963 in Illinois, USA. The foliage is bright green, turning a golden yellow in autumn.

Interest and use

Grown for it habit and foliage interest.

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Ginkgo biloba  ‘Shangri-la’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade or Any
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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