Strictly upright Skinny Fit ginkgo planted in a stone garden. Close view of blue-green Skinny Fit ginkgo foliage. Bright yellow foliage on Skinny Fit ginkgo in fall, planted in container against brick wall.
photo of Jan-Willem Wezelenburg

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Jan-Willem Wezelenburg
Concept Plants

SKINNY FIT™

Ginkgo

Ginkgo biloba

'Menhir'

PP#24226

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Strictly upright Skinny Fit ginkgo planted in a stone garden. Close view of blue-green Skinny Fit ginkgo foliage. Bright yellow foliage on Skinny Fit ginkgo in fall, planted in container against brick wall.
  • Very narrow
  • Unique texture
  • Fall color
Description

Enjoy the magic of this ancient tree anywhere with SKINNY FIT™ ginkgo! This unusual selection naturally grows as a narrow column, taking up just a foot of ground space. Fabulous fan-shaped leaves turn brilliant gold in autumn for a truly unforgettable display.

As part of the Proven Winners ColorChoice Trees program, liners, whips, and finished plants are available only through the network of licensed growers.

USDA Zone 3 - 10 (-40°F/-40°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 10'

Width 15"

Type Deciduous

Flower Color Green

Foliage Color Green

Soil Extremely easy going, will thrive in most soil types - salty, acidic, alkaline, compacted. Prefers well-draining, sandy or sandy-loam soil.

Pruning Needs no pruning, will maintain its narrow shape without aid.

Uses Narrow habit is commanding as a specimen or grouping.

Growing Tips Needs consistent water when newly planted and as a juvenile, when mature it is quite drought tolerant. Do not eat any part of this plant.