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  Ginkgo (Maidenhair Tree)  
Common Name: Ginkgo (Maidenhair Tree)
Latin Name: Ginkgo biloba
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: reliable fall color
Features: Fan-shaped leaves turn golden yellow in fall. Resistant to pests and pollution.
Comments: Female trees produce foul-smelling fruits, so use male cultivars only.
Problems: Fruit drop from female trees.
Firewise: Yes
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