Ginkgo biloba

The berries of the Ginkgo look similar to mirabelles, but are not edible. Moreover, they ripen later, only in autumn or winter.

Ginkgo berry

  1. Popular name(s): Ginkgo, Gingko, Maidenhair-Tree
  2. Botanical name: Ginkgo biloba
  3. Family: Ginkgoaceae
  4. Origin: Asia (China)
  5. Edible: The pulp is poisonous, the seeds are said to be edible if cooked (source).

Ginkgo biloba berries

Berries Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba seeds
Ripe Ginkgo berries under a tree in late December.

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More species from the Ginkgoaceae family