Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)
Maidenhair tree. A large tree from China, growing 30 m (100 ft) high (about 3 m in 10 years). The seeds, about the size of hazelnuts, are edible when roasted and an edible oil can be obtained from them; a popular food crop in China. The leaves are now used in modern medicine and the wood for chopping blocks and carving. Likes a position in full sun; dioecious and hardy to -25°C.
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