# Shade Tree Choices: Autumn Gold Ginkgo

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Autumn Gold Ginkgo

Leaves

Fall Color

Common name: Autumn Gold Ginkgo

Botanical name: Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold'

Flowers: N/A

Fall color: Yellow

Soil moisture: Moist soil, well drained

Growth rate: Slow to moderate

Minimum Planting Distances
from SMUD pad mounted equipment (such as a transformer mounted on a concrete pad):
8 feet
from a building foundation:
15 feet
from walks and driveways:
8 feet
from an air conditioner:
8 feet
from a fence:
6 feet
from a utility offset (such as an underground line, pipe or cable):
6 feet
from a utility overhead (such as an overhead power line):
30 feet
from a swimming pool:
25 feet
from a septic system:
30 feet
between trees*:
25 feet
* To calculate the planting distance between different size trees, add the distances between each species in the column and divide answer in half.

Example: the distance between a Red Maple (large tree) and Amur Maple (small tree) is calculated: 25 feet + 15 feet = 40 feet ÷ 2 = 20 feet. The distance between these two different size trees should be 20 feet.

Autumn Gold Ginkgo |
Leaves |
Fall Color |
Common name: Autumn Gold Ginkgo Botanical name: Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold' Flowers: N/A Fall color: Yellow Soil moisture: Moist soil, well drained Growth rate: Slow to moderate |

Minimum Planting Distances | |

from SMUD pad mounted equipment (such as a transformer mounted on a concrete pad): | 8 feet |

from a building foundation: | 15 feet |

from walks and driveways: | 8 feet |

from an air conditioner: | 8 feet |

from a fence: | 6 feet |

from a utility offset (such as an underground line, pipe or cable): | 6 feet |

from a utility overhead (such as an overhead power line): | 30 feet |

from a swimming pool: | 25 feet |

from a septic system: | 30 feet |

between trees*: | 25 feet |

* To calculate the planting distance between different size trees, add the distances between each species in the column and divide answer in half. Example: the distance between a Red Maple (large tree) and Amur Maple (small tree) is calculated: 25 feet + 15 feet = 40 feet ÷ 2 = 20 feet. The distance between these two different size trees should be 20 feet. |