The Ginkgo’s Secrets: A Video

Ginkgo expert Peter Del Tredici shares tidbits about his favorite "living fossil."

Senior research scientist Peter Del Tredici of Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum—see “The Living Dinosaur” by Jill Jonnes, from the November-December issue—has been studying the ancient tree species Ginkgo biloba since the 1980s.  In this video, he explains some unusual features of the ginkgo and shows some living specimens of the tree, both full-size and bonsai, at the Arboretum.


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