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James Pierce@ 3:48pm 11-15-2019

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Ashville
I will be in Nanchuan, China May 7 to 9, 2020 and need help to find a guide/driver in the area to take a group of 4 of us to the south slope of Jinfo Mountain to see the native Gingko population or more detailed instructions about getting to the site. Thanks!
Hans@ 7:59pm 11-09-2019

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oldenzaal, NL
Toevallig zocht ik wat info over de ginkgo boom en kwam op deze pagina uit. Als fotograaf kom ik regelmatig in het kalheupinkpark in oldenzaal, zo ook vandaag. Ik weet dat hier een erg grote ginkgo boom staat, en vooral in het najaar is deze prachtig. Maar vandaag ontdekte ik dat er nog een kleinere stond, welke de bekende stinkende vruchten bevatte. Dus een vrouwelijke variant?
Aangezien deze nog niet op uw site vermeld staat, bij deze...

Mvrgr, hans
Keiko@ 8:24am 11-03-2019

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London/U.K.
I tried to grow a ginkgo tree from cuttings and seeds several times but no success. I will follow your method this time. Thank you for providing detailed information!
Sofia@ 4:30pm 10-28-2019

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new york
I love gingko! Save the female gingko
Ignacio Soto Moreno@ 1:02pm 09-28-2019

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Cartagena, Spain
Hello, I would like to grow Ginkgo Biloba in a subtropical climate as mine, study how it behaves, and look for the best fall color my climate can offer and, who knows, maybe I can develop a new variety for climates without cold spells.
Furtengi Sherpa@ 11:26am 09-18-2019

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Darjeeling/ India
Hello Madam.
I come to learn about "The Ginkgo pages" few days back. Your work is extensive and fantastic to learn and get amazed by huge data base. You along with few more has deeply inspired me to work continuous at particular subject for so long.
Mam I am eager to contribute few photos from Darjeeling, India,especially tree from Lloyd Botanical garden, I am not sure if it is 100 years of age or even more.
With regard
Furtengi
Sabine Gabler@ 2:38pm 09-07-2019

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Hamburg / Germany
In 1981 I planted an Gingko in Our backyard garden in Heidelberg / Germany-after years we noticed she is female and some people came along collecting the fruits.
She is a huge wonderful Tree now-how can i bring her at your list?
Best regards
Sabine Gabler
Eduardo Frajman@ 1:11am 06-18-2019

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Evanston, IL
Hello,

I want to suggest that you add one tree to your list of ginkgoes in Illinois, USA. This male ginkgo is at Lighthouse Landing Park in Evanston, IL. It was (according to the city arborist) planted around 1885. I just calculated its diameter at 104cm, which is pretty large!

Anyway, I thought you'd like to know.

Thank you fo your wonderful website!
Theresa Maeurer@ 5:13am 04-25-2019

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Wading River, NY, USA
Thanks so much for your fantastic website over the years. It’s a great source of information and growing tips for those of us lucky enough to have Ginkgo trees in our yards. Although I have male trees, they’re grafted males and nature finds a way to produce about 100 seeds yearly from two Autumn Gold Ginkgo trees. Here on the North Shore Eastern Long Island area, my trees are growing very fast and
happily taking over the entire yard. I planted one of the seeds in 2010, and it too has grown to a height of about 10 feet in 9 years and is perfectly shaped,
straight, and strong without ever being pruned in any
way. Since it seems to bloom later in spring and drop
its leaves later in the fall...about 2 weeks later...I am assuming it’s a female tree. That’s fine with me because this tree has been overly cloned and the growth of female trees should be encouraged.
My Asian neighbors happily take the excess seeds i have now, and the neighborhood waits for seeds to try growing one in their yard. I’m happy to see this beautiful tree spread and prosper where it wasn’t grown before and hope this lessens the environmental stress being placed on this tree now because of the preference for male trees. By the way, the soil here is well drained, loamy and rich, does not have much clay, and the many farms, tree farms, and wineries, have a very high production rate.
Paulo Macambyra@ 10:17pm 04-22-2019

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SOROCABA, Brasil
Já plantei diversos Ginkgos em Sorocaba, cidade a cerca de 90Km de São Paulo, Brasil. Apesar do clima subtropical muitas vão ido muito bem. Vou tentar enviar foto da mais alta.
Dan Stevenson@ 3:57am 04-06-2019

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Clayton, NJ, USA
Amazing website! Just purchased a small Ginkgo bonsai and found this page while searching for info on care, shaping and pruning. Ended up watching the entire "Sea in the seed" movie that you linked to from your page. Lots of interesting information on your site. I'm sure I will be back many times as I attempt to learn more about Ginkgo as a bonsai. Thanks for all the work you did putting this site together!
Charles E. Hunter I@ 11:24am 02-11-2019

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Pella, Iowa
I am happy to exchange scion wood and seeds with others. I have many cultivars. I am particularly interested in dwarf, variegated, fastigiate and unusual varieties.
Thank you, Charles
John Zwar@ 12:42pm 01-27-2019

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Adelaide South Australia
Hello Cor,
Thanks for your wonderful website which I look at often and also use in teaching horticulture and arboriculture students. I often refer people interested in Ginkgo to "The Ginkgo Pages" also. I propagate Ginkgo trees from seed every year at home. I collect seed from trees I know and trees I find in my travels in autumn. I have about 200 young Ginkgo trees which I give to friends & sell to interested people. Here it is mid summer and we had 47.7 degrees last Thursday and up to 49.5 degrees in other parts of South Australia. Although some leaves on some Ginkgo trees burn in this extreme heat many Ginkgo trees come through this hot weather unscathed with no burnt foliage. Our summers are very dry - a hot Mediterannean type climate. Gingko trees are becoming more popular as street trees in Adelaide as well as in parks and landscaping projects. I thought your readers may be interested in hearing just how heat tolerant established Ginkgo trees are. (Young Ginkgo trees need shelter/shade and plenty of water to establish in our climate). Kind regards, John
Paul Theelen@ 3:58pm 01-26-2019

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eindhoven
Voor geïnteresseerden in Nederland: Ik kan duizenden verse zaden leveren van vier verschillende Ginkgo-bomen. Info l.theelen@on.nl
Joan Solé@ 11:05pm 12-11-2018

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Barbera del Valles (Barcelona, Spain)
Today (Nov-11-2018) I opened my eyes to the Ginkgo. Yesterday I started to be interested in names of trees.
Borrowed a book from a friend and the first tree I saw was a Ginkgo. My friend told me that there were some Ginkgo trees near my neighbourghood. I went out and found 15 young planted Ginkgo Trees in a circle. I started to pick fallen leaves. Went home and came back. Then I saw seeds and picked around 50. Started to navigate in Internet looking for info and found this web. Thanks! Deep emotional connection. Vibrating day. Well see what is coming next...

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