Ginkgo

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

Description
  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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