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Weeping Ginkgo ...

Posted by jujujojo none (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 7, 13 at 23:25

This is a weeping ginkgo. The leaves appear to be small and without any dent.

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RE: Weeping Ginkgo ...

I looked, but cannot see any tears in the photo. Are you sure it's weeping?


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I don't believe it is weeping... I don't think a weeping variety of that size exists. I have seen many old Ginkgo trees that have form like that.


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RE: Weeping Ginkgo ...

Posted by brandon7 7 TN (My Page) on Sat, Dec 7, 13 at 23:49

Brandon, you need to study English language more :)

Weeping here is used in names of tree and shrub varieties with drooping branches.

Posted by treetoronto none (My Page) on Sat, Dec 7, 13 at 23:50

I see many old trees with up-right forms as well :)

This post was edited by jujujojo on Sun, Dec 8, 13 at 9:55


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RE: Weeping Ginkgo ...

jujujojo - that's English language, not English literature. Brandon was pulling your leg.


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RE: Weeping Ginkgo ...

  • Posted by whaas 5a SE WI (My Page) on
    Sun, Dec 8, 13 at 9:13

Many of the branchlets are weeping but surely not a weeping form.

The leaf form is interesting though.

'Pendula' and 'Weeping Wonder' are a couple weeping selections.


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I like that tree, I would love to have that outside my window


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Posted by floral_uk 8/9 (My Page) on Sun, Dec 8, 13 at 7:45

Thank you. It has been corrected.

Posted by whaas 5a SE WI (My Page) on Sun, Dec 8, 13 at 9:13

... 'Pendula' and 'Weeping Wonder' sound like wonderful trees. I will definitely look into these.

Now, how about variegated cultivars?

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RE: Weeping Ginkgo ...

Most of the variegated cultivars are unstable…in fact not one has been demonstrated to be stable. 'Weeping Wonder' used to be called 'Mutant Weeper', probably a better name as it eventually displays multiple morphologies. No Ginkgo is going to weep like a cherry, just be forewarned.


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