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Ginkgo biloba 'Pixie' (Maidenhair tree 'Pixie')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ginkgo biloba 'Pixie'

Other names

Maidenhair tree 'Pixie'

Genus

Ginkgo Ginkgo

Variety or Cultivar

'Pixie' _ 'Pixie' is an upright, dwarf, deciduous tree with veined, lobed, fan-shaped, dark green leaves turning yellow in autumn. Female trees bear yellow fruit in autumn.


Ginkgo biloba 'Pixie' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

The seeds have an unpleasant smell.

Habit

Conical, Irregular

Flower

Insignificant or absent, Green in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Ginkgo biloba 'Pixie' (Maidenhair tree 'Pixie') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Bonsai, Containers, Foliage only, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in in well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerant of pollution. Suitable for containers.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Ginkgo biloba 'Pixie'

Other names

Maidenhair tree 'Pixie'

Genus

Ginkgo Ginkgo

Variety or Cultivar

'Pixie' _ 'Pixie' is an upright, dwarf, deciduous tree with veined, lobed, fan-shaped, dark green leaves turning yellow in autumn. Female trees bear yellow fruit in autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

The seeds have an unpleasant smell.

Habit

Conical, Irregular


Colour

Flower

Insignificant or absent, Green in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ginkgo biloba 'Pixie' (Maidenhair tree 'Pixie') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Bonsai, Containers, Foliage only, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in in well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerant of pollution. Suitable for containers.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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