Massachusetts Champion Ginkgo Biloba - Northampton, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 19.101 W 072° 38.397
18T E 694481 N 4687820
The Massachusetts Champion Ginkgo Biloba Tree is located on the campus of Smith College in Northampton, MA.
Waymark Code: WMZGRC
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/10/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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The campus of Smith College was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and is also a level III accredited arboretum in the Morton Register. (visit link)

Near the Lyman Conservatory, in the middle of the Systematics Garden is the Massachusetts champion Ginkgo biloba, a.k.a. Maidenhair, tree. The tree was last measured on 2/23/2016 and was 82.5' high, has a girth of 200.5 inches (16.7 feet), and a crown spread of 68.6 feet. Based on the scoring system used to rate trees is was awarded 300 points.

A QR code on the sign on the tree leads to the Tree Speak website (visit link)
Genus/Species: Ginkgo biloba

Height: 83

Girth: 17

Method of obtaining height: Reliable source

Method of obtaining girth: Reliable source

Location type: Private property

Website reference: [Web Link]

Parking coordinates: N 42° 19.100 W 072° 38.416

Walk time: 1

Age: Not Listed

Historical significance: Not listed

Planter: Not listed

Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed

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