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Rachel's Journal

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Ginko

31 May 2010 19:11:40
Ginko biloba

Ginko biloba

Some of you may recall that last year I was worried about my Ginko tree.

It just wasn't thriving and was looking very sorry for itself.

Well, it must like cold winters because it has made a miraculous recovery and is looking really well.


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fran m fran m 31 May 2010 19:34:39

Looking good, great to get surprises like that, when you thought it was in trouble.


Clara Clara 31 May 2010 19:43:34

Just googled it,   will you get fruit on it ??


MartinB MartinB 31 May 2010 21:09:01

Don't remember you mentioning it last year but it is great news. It is a funny tree that will give a spurt of growth one year and not do much for the next five.


Myrtle Myrtle 31 May 2010 22:08:11

A lovely recognisable leaf, that even I know! Looks healthy.


Keego Keego 31 May 2010 22:45:58

Rachel one of my favourites lovely leaf shape - I bought one last year at the end of the Summer but it perished yours is looking really good.


Lìga Lìga 31 May 2010 23:12:56

In Riga (Latvias capital)i know one ginko tree with growing there from 2th war,,why not in Ireland:))I want this tree too,one of oldest tree on the eart.


Rachel Rachel 31 May 2010 23:25:46

Yes, great news, Fran.

Never heard about fruit, Clare.

Good news then, Martin. I hope it doesn't sulk for th next 5 years.

It is a great tree to have, Myrtle & Keego. Sorry about yours, Keego. Bad winter : (

Liga, I think it's an oddity that many of us want. How big is the one in Riga. i think they get fairly big!


Lìga Lìga 01 June 2010 10:11:36

Girth of it tree 3.1 m,hight 13,and i made big mistake,,it planted there in 1900,,sorry:)


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