84 Shangri-La Ginkgo

Portrait of a very young, newly planted Shangri-La Ginkgo against brilliant blue sky.Facts About Shangri-La Ginkgo

Ginkgo biloba 'Shangri-La'

Native to: China
Crown: Pyramidal
Height: 45 feet
Width: 25 feet
Growth Rate: Slow

Characteristics: This is a prehistoric tree that is related to a conifer but has leaves rather than needles. It has bright yellow fall foliage. The mature tree has good drought tolerance.

Negative Features: In female trees the fleshy covering on the seed can be messy and have an unpleasant odor. Use male trees only.

Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterials, collector and residential streets.

Comments: Shangri-La is an excellent shade tree for tough urban conditions. It has a narrower form than most Ginkgos.

Engraved stone sign for Shangri-La Gingko, Ginkgo biloba 'Shangri-La.'
Cluster of green yellow late summer foliage from Shangri-La Ginkgo.
Graphic of a golden, smiling sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 6 ft.