Ginkgo trees (Ginkgo biloba) stand out from other tree varieties with their unique and distinct features, making them an exceptional choice for the UK landscape. As living fossils, ginkgo trees have a remarkable lineage that dates back millions of years, giving them a sense of ancient beauty and historical significance. These deciduous trees boast fan-shaped leaves that turn a vibrant golden-yellow in the fall, creating a breathtaking display of color.
Ginkgo trees are ideal for the UK due to their ability to withstand a variety of growing conditions, including urban environments and pollution. They are hardy and adaptable, thriving in both full sun and partial shade. Additionally, ginkgo trees are resistant to pests and diseases, making them a low-maintenance option for gardeners.
In landscape design, ginkgo trees add a touch of elegance and uniqueness. Their distinctive foliage and graceful form make them stand out as architectural focal points or specimen trees. Ginkgo trees also provide shade and create a tranquil atmosphere with their gentle rustling leaves. Moreover, the absence of messy fruits or excessive litter makes ginkgo trees suitable for urban landscapes and areas with limited maintenance resources.
One of the most remarkable aspects of ginkgo trees is their resilience. They are tolerant of pollution, drought, and urban stresses, making them an excellent choice for city environments or areas with challenging growing conditions. Furthermore, the ginkgo tree’s status as a living fossil and its ability to survive for centuries make it a symbol of longevity and endurance.
Overall, ginkgo trees offer a combination of historical significance, unique beauty, adaptability, and low-maintenance characteristics, making them a standout choice for the UK landscape. Their striking appearance, resilience, and longevity contribute to a landscape design that embraces both aesthetic appeal and practicality.
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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES
Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.
Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.
Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!
In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.
Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.
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If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.
If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.
Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.
For more delivery information refer to our terms and conditions here.