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One of the world’s oldest and most amazing plants, ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), also known as maidenhair tree, was in existence when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Native to China, ginkgo is resistant to most insect pests and disease, tolerates poor soil, drought, heat, salt spray, pollution, and isn’t bothered by deer and rabbits. This fascinating, hardy tree can live a century or more, and can reach heights in excess of 100 feet (30 m.). In fact, one tree in China reached a grand height of 140 feet (43 m.). As you might imagine, fertilizing ginkgo trees is rarely necessary and the tree is adept at managing on its own. However, you may want to feed the tree lightly if growth is slow – ginkgo usually grows about 12 inches (30 cm.) per year – or if leaves are pale or smaller than usual. What Ginkgo Fertilizer Should I Use? Feed ginkgo […]