Ginkgo biloba 'MARIKEN'

Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo biloba 'MARIKEN'
maidenhair tree
SIZE/TYPE small tree
USUAL HEIGHT 0.5-2.5m
USUAL WIDTH 0.5-1.3m
LEAVES deciduous conifer
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS insignificant or non-blooming
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 3   (down to -40°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Conifers
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Maidenhair tree is probably one of the oldest species on Earth. It was here some 180 million years ago … obviously it was the time when the Dead Sea was still ill. Its extreme tolerance of various conditions made it survive to our time. One tree can live as long as 2000 years.

Mariken is a new variety from 1999. It is a dwarf form with short branches, densely covered with foliage. It is usually available as a small shrub suitable for rockeries, or a half-standard for gardens with less space, or a standard tree. Thanks to its dense growth and attractive foliage mainly tree forms look rather luxurious. It is ideal for sophisticated gardens where you need a dignified but compact specimen tree.

It belongs to conifers though its needles are so flat and wide that you just have to call them leaves. They are fan-shaped, young leaves are fresh green and turn matt and pale or pea-green in maturity. In autumn they change to vivid yellow. Maidenhair tree is deciduous and slow growing.

It can withstand adverse conditions – heavy soil, air pollution, lack of moisture, extreme frosts. Once established it can take all-summer drought and will live happily in parks with kids stomping and jumping above its root system. Fully hardy to -40°C (USDA zone 3).


Last update 15-02-2009.
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Ginkgo biloba 'MARIKEN' height 50-60 cm
STANDARD
SPRING 2021
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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