Don’s Expert Answers: Can Gingko (maidenhair tree) be kept in a pot?

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Nature of problem:
Can Gingko (maidenhair tree) be kept in a pot?

Type of Plant (if known):
Gingko Tree

Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself):
no symptoms

Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type:
Potting Mix

How often do you water the plant:
When needed

How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:
all day

How long since you planted it:
Not sure was given to me as a gift

Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:
not sure

Is the plant indoors or outdoors:

Is the plant in a pot or in the ground:

What other treatments have you given the plant:

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I have been given a Gingko tree as a gift and want to know if it will survive if I keep it in a pot or if it has to be planted in the ground?

Yes it should be OK. Ginkgos do best in the ground, so give it a large tub about the size of a wine cask. Don