SelecTree: Tree Detail
PRINCETON SENTRY MAIDENHAIR TREE
Ginkgo biloba 'Princeton Sentry'
Photo Locations: Chino Basin Water District - Chino, CA, Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL and Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR
Naturally narrow, columnar shaped tree. Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Asia.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Additional Common Names
PRINCETON SENTRY MAIDENHAIR TREE, PRINCETON SENTRY GINKGO
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 50 - 65 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Deltoid, Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.
Fragrant Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female reproductive parts (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 10, 12 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Buffer Strip or Street Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Ginkgo biloba 'Princeton Sentry' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Oct 27, 2020.
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