Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold'
Native to: ChinaCrown: Broadly pyramidalHeight: 50 feetWidth: 35 feetGrowth Rate: Slow
Characteristics: This is a prehistoric tree that is related to a conifer but has leaves rather than needles. The fall foliage is yellow-gold. It has good drought tolerance after reaching 15 feet.
Negative Features: In female trees the fleshy covering on the seed can be messy and have an unpleasant odor. Use male trees only.
Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector and on residential streets.
Comments: Autumn Gold Ginkgo is an excellent shade tree for tough urban conditions.