Update tree-sitter Ginkgo in Ashland, Oregon
kwantenzap at xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 5 06:55:04 EST 2000
On Tue, 05 Dec 2000 10:45:06 GMT, Ashcrow Larkspurr
<Ashcrow at worldnet.att.net> wrote:
>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 am talking about the rarity of the female Ginkgo in particular.
>I've also been to Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei, and parts of Japan and
>have tasted Ginko nuts firsthand. Good.. very pungent, not unlike
Not many countries seen worldwide. In China 100-year old Ginkgos are
protected and may not be cut down for anything. A good example...
>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?
It's not Christmas yet.
>> 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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