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Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)


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Type

deciduous tree icon

Deciduous

Status

tree introduced into Canada

Introduced

Edible fruit/nut tree?

NO

Names

Latin (scientific) name: Ginkgo biloba

Common English name: Ginkgo

Other names:

French name: Ginkgo bilobé

Habitat

Urban areas.

Other notes

Native to China, Ginkgo is popular in urban settings as it has unique and beautiful leaves and resists pests and pollution.

Hardiness zone(s)

4a, 4b

  • Zone 0
  • Zone 1
  • Zone 2
  • Zone 3
  • Zone 4
  • Zone 5
  • Zone 6
  • Zone 7
  • Zone 8
  • Zone 9

A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.

For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.

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