Ginkgo biloba: Some new rare varieties that are suitable for smaller gardens.
Ginkgo biloba: Some new rare cultivars.
Back below the range “rare small trees for small gardens,” I want this time to introduce you to some new Ginkgo biloba cultivars.
Our nursery www.HortusConclusus.be this year plus several tiny remaining cultivars, which are particularly suited to a small garden to plant. Some of these trees can therefore easily be used as a balcony or patio plant in a pot. Even in the rock garden a few species can get a place! The big advantage is that you have these trees in winter may be just outside it!
The only living representative of the police Ginkgoales, Ginkgoaceae the kind Ginkgo biloba.
Ginkgo: Ginkyo comes from the Chinese word that means “silver apricot” (gin = silver, kyo = apricot). Ginkgo Ginkyo and why not? Engelbert Kaempfer (1651-1716) was a German physician and botanist from 1690-1692 in Japan and China was the United East India Company. He’s a clerical error which he made the y and g changed.
biloba: two-lobed, from the Latin bi ‘da’ = double, Loba = lobes. The leaves are fan shaped with a slit in the middle, so two-lobed.
In China: The 11th century was the boom Ya-Chiao called duck foot which means that as mandarin ducks are a symbol of love in China and Japan and the Ginkgo leaf on one foot like ducks.
2. And plant care tips:
The Ginkgo prefers a sunny site and moist, deep and well drained soil, but adapts easily, so it grows well in poor soil, dense soil, various acidity, with heat, drought, pollution, etc.
The Ginkgo has an extremely high resistance to diseases, insect pests, mold, fire, air and even radioactive radiation. Therefore, he often used as a street tree in cities, because he never needs to be sprayed with pesticides.
He tolerates snow and ice storms, and can withstand the effects of global warming.
Young trees are best tied to a pole in order to avoid imbalance and should get extra water in dry periods. The young tree can be pruned if necessary in early spring, mature trees are pruned.
3. New cultivars:
Ginkgo biloba ‘Barabits’ Nana’: A slow-growing Ginkgo still rougher than Mariken and Globus. Half a dwarf who barely 3m high. New for 2007/2008 season, limited number available.
Ginkgo biloba ‘Beijing Gold’: Great new shrub in the Ginkgo-range. This new release is yellow (!) Out, then fade subtly variegated in summer and then yellow in autumn. Spectacular new introduction. New for 2007/2008 season, limited number available. To 4m height.
Ginkgo biloba ‘Beijing Gold’
Ginkgo biloba ‘Californian Sunset’: This species is also variegated, and sport found in G. b. Saratoga ‘A weak-growing species, is only 6 to 8m. This makes this tree ideal for a smaller garden and can even be grown in a pot on the patio. This species is characterized by its very long and deeply cut variegated leaves. Very hardy! New for 2007/2008 season, limited number available.
Ginkgo biloba ‘Californian Sunset’
Ginkgo biloba ‘Fastigiata’: Narrow columnar form. Architectural gives this tree a vertical accent, slightly wider at the base, large leaves. I breed only the masculine form. This male cultivar of Ginkgo is practically pest-free, resistant to storm damage, and also thrives well in the shade. It is a durable street tree with a length of 8 to 10m. A good tree for growing in a limited air space. Ginkgo tolerates most soils, including compacted soil acidic or even alkaline soil. The tree is easily transplanted and has a vivid yellow fall color, a true golden brilliance. Unlike ordinary species, this male tree bears no fruit.
Ginkgo biloba ‘Fastigiata’
The columnar Ginkgo biloba ‘Fastigiata’ with beautiful autumn coloring
Ginkgo biloba ‘Roswitha’: Beautiful variegated form whose branches grow horizontally. Growth is the same as G. b. “Horizontalisation. Found as a sport in Germany. This species has a beautiful creamy yellow striped leaves. New for 2007/2008 season, limited number available.
Ginkgo biloba ‘Roswitha
Ginkgo biloba ‘Troll’: Smallest ginkgo until now, growing only 2 to 3 cm per year and is up to 80cm to 1m. Like all gingkos also states that form little requirements on the ground. Is properly and fully frost hardy. Excellent for rock gardens and bowls. A new Ginkgo in miniature so. He was discovered as a witches broom in Norway. “Troll” does not need to be pruned, it grows only two inches per year. The crown is up to one meter. The leaves are smaller and thick, creating a perfect relationship is created between his small stature and leaves. The leaf size can be changed by the pitch, the sunnier the location the smaller the leaves will be. With its aesthetic shape makes it very useful as a Bonsai. In autumn the leaves from green to bright golden yellow in October. The leaves remain very long on the tree, making them eg highly prized by flower arranging enthusiasts. New for 2007/2008 season, limited number available.
Ginkgo biloba ‘Troll’
Ginkgo biloba ‘Mariken’:! New! This is the most compact spherical or witches broom in the Ginkgo’s Its compact habit he can in the smallest city garden get a spot. The leaves are fan shaped with a beautiful warm golden yellow fall color. Highly recommended!
Ginkgo biloba ‘Mariken “
Ginkgo biloba ‘Umbrella: Umbrella weeping form of the Ginkgo biloba with beautiful golden yellow fall color. A Japanese walnut grafted on to our tribe. The crown is not like the cultivar ‘Pendula’ with the branches to the ground. He expands and grows more in width. As the name suggests: an umbrella-shaped.
Ginkgo biloba ‘Tubiformis’: The leaves of the Ginkgo resembles an inverted cone (cup) in which rain drops are very curious! Beautiful golden yellow fall color. A shrubby species with slightly open habit. The magazine is remarkable: some small part Ginkgo Journal bowl-shaped deformations of the blade.
Ginkgo biloba ‘Tubiformis “
Ginkgo biloba ‘Pendula’: This beautiful weeping form with pendulous branches can be rightly guided, he grows quite wide in which you can make a perfect pagoda. Beautiful warm golden yellow fall coloring! A weeping form that may be inoculated at the base, has stopped rising and so if form is grown beside the trunk with slender drooping branches. Often on half and seeded tall, like us, so from a predetermined height the branches hanging down. Brilliant! Extremely valuable, underutilized tree with the beautiful, distinctive, fan-shaped, green leaves with carved top.
Ginkgo biloba ‘Pendula’
Ginkgo biloba ‘Horizontalisation’: Wide-growing horizontal branches, bright golden yellow fall color. This tree has a horizontal crown and can eventually reach a height of about 3m it depends on what height he is ennobled. This tree is typically distinguished by a very bright green, fan-shaped, beautiful decorative leaves about 5cm to 10cm in size. The bark is gray with deep grooves so very graceful. In the autumn will see a dazzling gold / yellow fall color. The tree is naturally masculine and receive no benefits. Short, this tree has plenty of ornamental value throughout the year and is ideal for small gardens and therefore is really worth in the garden.