Princeton Sentry® Ginkgo

Ginkgo biloba 'PNI 2720'

A fruitless male Ginkgo cultivar that is pest-free. Chartreuse, fan-shaped leaves that flutter in the breeze turn a lovely flaxen yellow in the fall. A handsome landscape specimen with a narrow columnar form. Deciduous.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationGING-ko bi-LOW-buh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 40 to 50 ft. tall, 20 to 25 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous pollen-cones in mid-spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitColumnar, Narrow
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsBeech (Fagus); Weigela (Weigela); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Lilac (Syringa); Dove Tree (Davidia)

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. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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