#055 Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)

This Ginkgo was located on private property adjacent to three other treasure trees that are located in a private park: #018, #019, and #045. This tree was planted in a private garden designed by Frederick Law Olmstead for Governor Cameron Morrison. This specific Ginkgo died in 2014 and was removed shortly after.

Statistics (1992)

  • Circumference (In.): 108"
  • Height (Ft.): 81'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 67'
  • Total Points: 206

More Information

  • Nominated By: Virginia MacGuire
  • Year Added: 1992
  • Owned By: Melvin and Teresa Graham
  • Current condition: Gone
  • Neighborhood: Barclay Downs
  • Property Type: Private Home
  • Nearest Address: Private Property
  • Ecological Value: The Ginkgo is a prehistoric tree. According to fossil records, it was last seen in North America 7 million years ago. The Ginkgo is a very good street tree, often utilized in Charlotte and even New York City.
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