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Ginkgo Biloba vs Black Locust

Ginkgo biloba

Robinia pseudoacacia

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Ginkgo Biloba
Black Locust

The Ginkgo Biloba is regarded as one of the most distinctive and beautiful of all the deciduous trees, and has remained genetically unchanged for millions of years. Its beautifully fan-shaped leaves develop a clear yellow colour in fall. Graceful and attractive year-round, Ginkgo is the perfect conversation starter in your yard.

Black Locust is an attractive tree. Its distinctive leaves are made of about a dozen bright green leaflets. It also notable for its fragrant white flowers, which smell of citrus.

Black Locust can grow in many situations, but prefers dry areas with lots of sun. It is robust and is an excellent choice for establishing shade in dry, open areas.

Important note: Much of the Black Locust is toxic to humans and livestock, including seeds, bark, and leaves.

GINKGO BILOBA QUICK FACTS

BLACK LOCUST QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 4a
Zone: 3a
Height: 18 m (60 ft)
Height: 12 m (40 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: golden yellow
Flowers: Creamy white flowers in a pyramidal shape bloom in may-june
Bark: dark reddish brown to balck with furrows
Nuts: Edible and tasty, cook before eating
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: fast
Life span: long
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high



Toxicity: Uncooked nuts may be toxic in large quantities


Other Names: gingko, maidenhair tree
Other Names: false acacia, yellow locust


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes