This tree is one of the 150 trees initially included in the arboretum to coincide with the campus's 150th anniversary celebration.
Mature Height and Width:
50-80 feet by 30-40 feet, can reach over 100 feet high
Ginkgo seeds are roasted and eaten by those persistent enough to withstand the awful smell of the husk. A close relative of the pine tree, ginkgo deceives the non-botanists among us by dropping all its leaves in the fall. Notice though how the leaves resemble a flattened bunch of fused pine needles.