Ginkgo biloba 'Pyramidalis' is a male form, formally introduced in 1969 originating from The United States of America. Once again, the name should be invalid as it is being applied to a plant post 1959, nevertheless it very much exists under the name. It was introduced into the trade by John Vermeulen & Sons, New Jersey, United Sates of America appearing in their catalogue in 1963. There is a good specimen of this tree to be found growing at The Holden Arboretum, 9550 Sperry Rd, Kirtland, Ohio in The United States of America.
Description – The foliage is attractive, bilobed with a crenate edge. The growth rate can be fast up to 60 cm (in nursery conditions) The plant produces a central leader, initially the lateral branches are lax, almost semi- weeping. But with age the tree becomes more upright with a good pyramidal shape. Height is expected to be more than 12 m, with a spread of approximately 8 m at the base.
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