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August 31, 2013

Ginkgo article in 'La Nature' 1894


Le Ginkgo biloba ou Arbre aux quarantes écus
J. Poisson, La Nature, N°1107 - 18 Aout 1894

French article about the Ginkgo tree  in 'La Nature' of 1894 by J. Poisson, a French botanist, 1833-1919.
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August 24, 2013

Ginkgo tree reflections in Argentina


Ginkgo trees reflections in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Video on YouTube by Claudia Fogo.

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August 20, 2013

Huge old Ginkgo tree, Shingu Kumano Shrine, Kitakata, Japan



Ginkgo tree (c. 600 years old) and snow! at Shingu Kumano Shrine Nagatoko, Kitakata, Fukushima prefecture, Japan.
Video on YouTube by 隆夫 菅野

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August 15, 2013

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* New Photo of the Month on photospecial page:   Ginkgo leaf with raindrops. 

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August 12, 2013

National Geographic: Photo of the Day - Ginkgo in Seoul


Photo of the Day on National Geographic:
Fallen Ginkgo leaves on Garosu-Gil in Seoul. The name Garosu-gil is from the Korean word which means tree-lined streets, as the area is adorned with Ginkgo trees.

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August 11, 2013

Oldest Ginkgo tree North America in Bartram's Garden


The oldest Ginkgo biloba tree in North America  is documented at Bartram's Garden. Botanist William Hamilton introduced the Ginkgo there in 1785.
Location: Bartram House and Garden, 54th Street & Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA. East side of the House looking east.

Photo: website of the Library of Congress.
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Read more about this remarkable tree on Bartram's Garden website.
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August 06, 2013

Red Cross plants Ginkgo tree, survivor Hiroshima bombing


A descendant of a Ginkgo biloba tree that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 was planted at a ceremony at the International Committee of the Red Cross headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland,  today.
This tree is the first sapling of the 200-year-old Hiroshima survivor tree to be planted in Switzerland.
The seeds and saplings of a 200-year-old Ginkgo tree that survived the explosion have been nurtured and protected over the intervening decades and are now being planted worldwide.
Read much more here.

More A-bombed Ginkgo trees in Hiroshima on my website.

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