Dating back 270 million years, the Ginkgo Biloba, also referred to as The Maidenhair Tree, is the only living species in the division Ginkgophyta, all others are extinct. With its distinct appearance and unique fan-shaped leaves, the Ginkgo is perfect for burials and is now available through The Living Urn.
If you are looking to plant a tree and are looking for a one that is both beautiful and strong you are in luck. The Ginkgo Biloba Tree is one of your best choices. The tree is disease resistant and can tolerate many conditions in urban neighborhoods including heat, air pollution, and confined spaces. Biloba is a salt tolerant plant so they can be planted near the ocean. Considered both a shade tree and an ornamental tree, it features a spreading canopy capable of blocking the sunlight. If you want your backyard to appear more lively, Ginkgo’s add a particular kind of beauty to your landscape. If you live in a climate where a majority of the time is in sunlight the Ginkgo is a great choice. The tree is best in full sun and partial shade. The minimum sunlight for Ginkgo is in four hours of direct unfiltered sunlight each day. Ginkgo’s can tolerate a moderate drought but it doesn’t grow well in really hot, dry climates.
The beauty of this tree is its best trait. With wide fan-shaped leaves that are bright green during the Summer and Spring months and during fall the colors turn an attractive yellow. The tree works well along the street becoming the perfect addition to a welcoming home. If you are on the move there is no need to worry, Ginkgo Biloba transfer and adapt easily. Due to the smaller shape of the leaves, the Ginkgo does not make as much of a mess when they fall as an oak tree.
Considered a living fossil, the earliest leaf fossils date as far back as 270 million years. The tree was rediscovered in 1691 in China and was brought to this country in the late 1700s. The leaves and seeds of the Ginkgo Biloba were and are still used in medicines throughout the world.
A strong, beautiful and relatively low maintenance tree, the Ginkgo Biloba is the perfect choice for your home. Plant in your backyard for a shady place to relax. Enjoy the beautiful green leaves that soon turn into Fall foliage. Now available through The Living Urn. Plan a beautiful burial with a Ginkgo Biloba.