This week, the Plant of the Week is the Ginko Tree!
Ideal Growing Zone: 4 to 8
Plant Description: 20.00 to 25.00 feet tall, spreads 12.00 to 18.00 feet, blooms in April, green flower
Growing Conditions: Grows best in full sun, tolerates deer, clay soil, and air pollution, low maintenance required
Uses: Excellent small specimen for small areas in the landscape. Plant in locations where the unusual tubular leaves can be easily observed. If carefully pruned, this ginkgo can be maintained as a small specimen or as a container plant.
Plant Care: Best grown in moist, sandy, well-drained soils in full sun. Young plants should be staked for support.
Pests and Disease: No known serious insect or disease problems.
If you want to know more about this plant, have a plant you want to be featured next week, or have any questions in general, please contact us!
According to the USDA plant hardiness zone map, Omaha is considered to be in plants zone 4b-5b.