An evolutionarily ancient species, the Ginkgo has been in existence for over 150 million years. It is a large pyramidal to wide rounded-pyramidal deciduous tree with unique fan-shaped leaves. It is a very adaptable species with few problems.
Pyramidal when young becoming wide rounded-pyramidal with large coarse branches that are often picturesque; unusual branch angles are common
50 to 80' high
Medium in leaf and medium-coarse in winter
Zone 4b USDA
Eastern China; previously native to North America in prehistoric times