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2.Princeton Sentry® Ginkgo

Ginkgo biloba Princeton Sentry®

 

Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
3-8
Height:
50 - 80
Spread:
30-40 but tremendously variable
Habit:
Upright, columnar; slightly fatter at base and tapered at the apex
Light:
Best in full sun or partial shade
Soil:
Sandy, deep, moderately moist soil preferable; grows in almost any situation; very pH and adaptable
Flowers:
anthers in 1 long, green catkins
Fruit:
plum-like in shape; tan to orangish in color, fleshy covering of seeds is foul smelling; only on female plants
Landscape use:
Excellent city tree or specimen for confined areas
History:
Native range is eastern China; a Princeton introduction
Pests\Problems:
None
Significant Features:
Exceptional vitality and handsome foliage; unique winter habit; magnificent yellow fall color; tolerant to air pollution; upright habit