Ginkgo special stamp in China
On 12 March 2006, the State Post Bureau in China issued a set of four special stamps named "Plants of Relic Species", among which Ginkgo biloba known as a living fossil. Read more here.
Ginkgo biloba 'Majestic Butterflies' can you tell me about this plant or send me to a site that might? Any pictures out there?
* Many links added about paleobotany on my Links-page.
I have a magnificient 70-year-old ginkgo right outside my front door, but alas it is a female. I am getting tired of cleaning up after her each autumn and coping with the smell. I don't want to cut her down, so am looking for ways of controlling her fruit production. I have identified two possibilities:
* Added new page: Ginkgo fossils with many pictures and much more.
My name is Tomas James from Argentina.
I have just finished building my house and there is a Ginkgo that i had planted 6 years ago, is about 3 meters high and is at about 1 meter from the house.
Is it ok to have it so close to the house?
If I have to move it, what will be the minimum distance from the house that shall I plant it?
Topic by Tomas James.
I recently purchased a G. biloba "ding-a-ling" but I can't find any information at it, i.e., mature size, shape, growth, etc. Where might I find such details?
Hoboken isn’t exactly a town known for its trees. In a town of 40,000 people crammed into one square mile of century-old tenement buildings directly across the Hudson River from Manhattan, there isn’t much room for them. Yet the town planted 40 trees in its Pier A Park as a living memorial to those who died on 9/11.
* New photo photospecial page: Ginkgo pollen on male tree in early spring.
I found your site fascinating. I am trying to find out what would happen to a tree that was cut down. Is it possible for it to produce a new tree from the stump? Or would the tree die?