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Ginkgo

Observed: 21st September 2013 By: DesBowringDesBowring’s reputation in PlantsDesBowring’s reputation in PlantsDesBowring’s reputation in Plants
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landgirl's picture

Smell

Is it true that Ginkgo smells really bad? I've never noticed!

steve_t's picture

Just the fruit

Just the fleshy part of the fruit smells bad, it contains butyric acid the same compound that is found in rancid butter.

landgirl's picture

Thanks

I don't think I've ever seen one in fruit. Don't think I want to, now!

lavateraguy's picture

I've read that it is the male that is usually planted ...

... for this very reason.