The Maidenhair Tree is one of the oldest living trees, with a history that goes back more than 200 million years and is a symbol of hope, peace, and resilience. Its fan-shaped leaves bring a feeling of serenity to any garden, especially in fall when they turn a golden yellow. This tree would make an interesting addition to any garden.
Also known by its Latin name Ginkgo biloba, Maidenhair Tree is known as an ancient deciduous tree native to China. It is a slow-growing plant that can grow up to 50 feet (15 m). Ginkgo can tolerate a variety of environmental conditions, has a distinct, symmetrical pyramidal shape, and prefers moist, well-drained soil. Its leaves are fan-shaped with a unique, leathery texture, which turns a beautiful golden-yellow color in fall.