Update tree-sitter Ginkgo in Ashland, Oregon
Ashcrow at worldnet.att.net
Tue Dec 5 05:45:06 EST 2000
I'm backin' Una here. I live in Southern California and am very active
in the horticulture comunity here. Ginko Biloba is in the top 20
ornamental landscaping tree used in universities and other large-scale
I've also been to Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei, and parts of Japan and
have tasted Ginko nuts firsthand. Good.. very pungent, not unlike
Lastly, I take Ginko Biloba extract to improve my studies at the
university I attend.
First hand, eye-witness account. Does that float yer cork?
> On 4 Dec 2000 21:54:08 GMT, una at mercury.cis.yale.edu (Una Smith)
> >Ginkgo biloba is in no danger of extinction; the fruits are an
> >important COMMERCIAL nut WIDELY used in Chinese cooking, the leaves
> >are used WORLDWIDE in MANY POPULAR MEDICINES, and BOTH sexes are
> >common as street trees.
> I think you don't want to admit this is not true. Why? I wonder....
> >kwantenzap at xs4all.nl (CorK) writes:
> >>Where did you observe street trees?
> >Female specimens of Ginkgo biloba with which I am well acquainted,
> >having stepped on their smelly rotting fruits:
> >New Haven, CT: Sachem Street; also along Chapel Street (downtown)
> >Cambridge, MA: Harvard, outside the Museum of Comparative Zoology
> >Manhattan, NY: Upper West Side, along Broadway
> >In New Haven, there is also a solitary specimen in Wooster Park. I
> >don't know its sex: it has produced no fruits that I have seen, but
> >that doesn't mean it is male. Apart from this specimen, all Ginkgo
> >trees I know of are planted in mixed-sex or all-female populations.
> > Una Smith una.smith at yale.edu
> > Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
> > Yale University
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