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Ginkgo
Ginkgo

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Ginkgos adapt well to the urban environment, tolerating pollution and confined soil spaces. They rarely suffer disease problems, even in urban conditions, and are attacked by few insects. For this reason, and for their general beauty, ginkgos are excellent urban and shade trees, and are widely planted along many streets. Some Gingko trees live for 1500 years or more. It can be grown in any type of soil provided that there is proper drainage. They like annual mean temperature of 10° to 18°C, extreme minimum temperature of -22°C and annual mean rainfall of 500 to 1,500 mm. This species of trees does not grow well on dry, poor, and stony mountainsides although it has adapted to different site conditions. It is a deep-rooted tree and has some resistance to air pollution. Established plants are drought resistant.

Comments Warnings :  Ginkgo is one of the oldest living tree species and its leaves are among the most extensively studied botanicals in use medicinally today. It has traditionally been used to treat circulatory disorders and enhance memory. Do not eat the seed or fruit. Ginkgo has been indicated in blood thinning so if you are on any kind of medication always check first if it is safe to take and in what dosage.