Ginkgo biloba 'Mephisto' is a very new cultivar originating from Austria. This strain was selected by Josef Hahnl in 2007. He said "I only observed it for 3 years. Also has untypical leaves like Ginkgo biloba' Freak', but is much larger than this and has an intense autumn color." The culltivar has great foliage appeal and iit appears be be upright in habit, there is some speculation about the size it is likley to achive, however its annual growth rate is 25 to 35 cm. It has grown in 10 years to a height of 3.7 m and a spead of 1.2 m . Expected height 5 to 8m.