Ginkgo (Ginkgo Biloba)
Ginkgo is one of the oldest growing trees found anywhere. Fossil records show it has been growing on the earth for 150 million years. Its place of origin is considered to be China. Ginkgo can reach heights of 50 to 80 feet but in this area it is typical from 35-50 feet. The leaves are very leathery in texture and are usually notched. The leaves are bright green on both sides and turn clear yellow in the fall.
This tree, located in Pioneer Park in Pleasant Grove was planted in appreciation to Bill Hoglund and was donated by Pleasant Grove Youth City Court/Council and 4-H in 1996 and made possible by Chevron.