Male gingkos

Pam grdngal48 at home.com
Mon Dec 4 17:13:52 EST 2000



Una Smith wrote:

>
> In New Haven, there is also a solitary specimen in Wooster Park.  I
> don't know its sex:  it has produced no fruits that I have seen, but
> that doesn't mean it is male.  Apart from this specimen, all Ginkgo
> trees I know of are planted in mixed-sex or all-female populations.

Gingko bilobas are encouraged to be planted as street trees by the City
of Seattle. however the cultivars specified are male only. 'Autumn Gold'
and 'Princeton Sentry'  - both male - are the most commonly offered
cultivars in this area.

Pam - gardengal
PNW zone 8






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