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identifying trees

Discussion in 'Personal' started by cosmos, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. I was looking forward to a spot of detective work! They are lovely trees inky and you are lucky to have them growing close to you. Enjoy.
     
  2. giraffe

    giraffe New commenter

    Inky's ginkos?
     
  3. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    Ginkgos are almost unchanged for the last 270 million years which I've always thought was great, a tree coelocanth equivalent. There's one at school near the car park, I have wondered about chewing a leaf a day as you can get ginkgo extract tablets as a food supplement.
     
  4. giraffe

    giraffe New commenter

    Apparently the seeds are 'malodorous', smelling like rancid butter...
    thus
    Inky's stinky ginko
     
  5. giraffe

    giraffe New commenter

    And if you can make a tea out of the leaves...
    Inky's stinky ginko drinky
     
  6. inky

    inky Lead commenter

  7. doomzebra

    doomzebra Occasional commenter

    In autumn the leaves have a reddish hue
    Inky's stinky pinky ginko drinky
     
  8. inky

    inky Lead commenter

    They're only small trees, which makes them inky's dinky stinky pinky ginkgo drinky.
     

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