[NAFEX] Re: Ginko trees fading

Lon J. Rombough lonrom at hevanet.com
Tue Jun 18 00:35:23 EDT 2002


Late October or so.  I've heard that it's a tree grown from the first seed
brought out of China when the species was rediscovered.  It's at the NW
corner of the capitol mall - the one built over the top of the underground
parking garage.

> Lon J. Rombough wrote:
> 
>> SAM, FWIW, there is a very large female tree at the capitol in Salem, since
>> you are in Oregon.  It produces quantities of fruit every year (phew, does
>> it ever).  You have to be quick now, though, as the Asians have discovered
>> it and they collect the fruit for the seeds, which they eat.  You could get
>> scions from it and graft them to some of your trees.
>> -Lon Rombough
>> 
>> 
> Thanks, Ron.
> If I am up that way this fall I will look for it.
> Do you have any idea when it is ripe in Salem?
> In Walnut Creek, CA it falls from the trees in December.
> Sam
> 
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