SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ginkgo biloba 'PNI 2720'
COMMON NAME: Princeton Sentry® Ginkgo
GARDEN SIZE: 40-50 ft. tall, 20-25 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: slow
USDA ZONE: 3-9
PLANT ORIGIN: China
EXPOSURE: Full sun (6 hours or more of sun each day)
WATER & SOIL: Prefers sandy, well-drained soil but may adapt to other kinds of soil. Water deeply on a regular basis during its first planted year. Average water needs after that; will need additional water in times of drought.
HABIT (FORM): Upright, narrowly conical. All male cultivar.
FOLIAGE: Deciduous. Chartreuse green foliage turns yellow in the fall.
FLOWERS: None. Inconspicuous pollen cones in mid spring.
CARE: Fertilize with Plant-tone or a similar fertilizer in the spring before new growth flushes.