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Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo Biloba)

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Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo Biloba) - Bonsai Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai Care

The oldest of all species. it is is primitive type of conifer closely related to ferns. Tall and columnar in style developing a gnarled trunk with age but no fine branch structure. They have distinctively shaped, bright green leaves which change to pale yellow in autumn.

STYLE : Formal upright and clump.

WARNING : Avoid : crushing fleshy roots when repotting, wiring as bark marks easily and large cuts as they will not grow over.

Care Info

REPOT : Every 1-2 years , late winter/early spring.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 30:70 grit:organic.

PRUNE : Remove all dead material early spring. Prune new shoots too shape, pruning to a leaf growing in teh desired direction.

PINCH : Trim new shoots to 2 or leaves twice during the growing season.

WATER : Water well in growing season (spray regularly)sparingly in winter.

FEED : Balanced feed in summer, then nitrogen free in autumn.

WARNING : Avoid : crushing fleshy roots when repotting, wiring as bark marks easily and large cuts as they will not grow over.


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