Princeton Sentry Ginkgo

Height: 45 ft
Width: 35 ft
Fall Color: Golden Yellow

Princeton Sentry Ginkgo

Ginkgo biloba ‘Princeton Sentry’

Tree Overview:

The Princeton Sentry Ginkgo is a a truly unique tree that would look great planted along your street, as a shade tree in your backyard or as a specimen tree in front. A fruitless Ginkgo cultivar is pest-resistant. Chartreuse, fan-shaped leaves that flutter in the breeze turn a lovely flaxen yellow in the fall.

Height: 40 ft
Width: 15 ft
Fall Color: Golden Yellow

Care details

Best with slightly sandy, well-drained soil; adapts to most soil types. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established.

Leaf/needle description

Simple, alternate, fan-shaped leaves in clusters of 3 to 5 on spurs or single on long shoots; usually notched at the tip;  2 to 3 inches long.

Fruit, cone, nut, and seed descriptions

Not a true fruit, but a seed with a fleshy covering; produced only on female trees; apricot colored with a silvery cast; messy and they produce a strong odor. Male cultivars are often preferred.