The 'Sky Tower' Ginkgo is a popular tree for tight spaces where upright/tight growth is desirable. Named because they grow upward in a tight column, this ginkgo will grow about 6-8 ft. wide and around 20 ft. tall. If you've never seen a ginkgo leaf, they are one of the most beautiful leaves of any tree. They will add an exotic appeal to any garden or yard. Ginkgo trees grow a uniform light green in the spring and darken up slightly in the summer. In the fall ginkgo trees have consistent golden leaves. The color is outstanding and can rival any other tree for fall beauty. Combine these with red maples, dogwoods, or a purple leave cherry for an amazing display.
All 'Sky Tower' Ginkgo Trees are of a male selection - meaning they will not produce fruit. These trees are very hardy and have withstood the test of time. The ginkgo is literally 270 million years old, making it one of the most ancient and successful trees. When caring for these trees we recommend maintaining the usual mulch ring to protect the tree from elements, competing plants, and yard equipment for the first few years. Slow release fertilizer can be applied (per directions on the bag) in the early fall to give the tree a boost that will carry through to spring. See our care tab below for more details.
|Bloom Color:||Green pollen cones|
|Bloom Period:||Early spring|
|Fall Color:||Brilliant Yellow - Turns quickly and all at once|
|Foliage Color:||Bright green in early spring darkening with summer|
|Genus & Species:||Ginkgo Biloba 'JN9' Sky Tower|
|Growth Rate:||Slow to Moderate|
|Mature Height:||15 to 20 ft.|
|Mature Spread:||6 to 8 ft.|
|Soil Type:||Adaptable and hardy, but like most trees thrives in well-drained soil high in organic matter|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun|
|Zone:||5 to 9|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.
Wonderful experience all the way through with great communication from Travis and more than meeting our expectations with the tree we received. Our Sky Tower Ginkgo was planted in early April and is thriving almost two months later! Full foliage and a deep, lush kelly green color to the leaves. Looking forward to seeing this tree grow and its golden leaves in the fall.