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‘Bryson City’ Ginkgo

(Ginkgo biloba ‘Bryson City’)

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An upright, columnar, male selection of Ginkgo that has been a proven performer here in North Carolina. ‘Bryson City’ Ginkgo was brought from China and planted in 1941 by Mary Bryson Tipton. Mrs. Tipton, a missionary, was forced to leave when Japan invaded China. Bryson City was named after Mrs. Tipton’s family. The original tree grows in downtown Bryson City.