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Re: tallest gingko?

Post by L.Danton » Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:42 pm

Very good Erik, i was sure it was worth to be checked

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Re: tallest gingko?

Post by mdvaden » Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:27 pm

ryandallas wrote:From "The Meaning of Trees", by Fred Hageneder:

"The ginkgo tree at Yon Mun Temple near Seoul, South Korea is 200 ft. tall and said to be 1,100 years old."

200 feet seems verrryyy dubious, but I saw the same height listed on some websites.
Probably exaggerated the way the Shrine Tree drive through redwood people put 275 ft. on the sign and people "parrot" that number even though it's barely 110 ft. tall.

Even the Chandelier is only 286 even though the sign says 315 ft. So there is no shortage of exaggeration out there.
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Re: tallest gingko?

Post by sradivoy » Sat Apr 16, 2016 6:37 pm

Here's a young elongated Gingko just yards from my third floor window. Presently at 90ft it should go much taller. The overlooking gargoyle seems to think so.
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Re: tallest gingko?

Post by Joe » Sun Apr 17, 2016 5:19 am

How about the "fattest" gingko?

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