Grigoriy writes: "This spring I was very surprised when I saw a Ginkgo tree in the botanical garden in
St. Petersburg, before it I think it's impossible in our region.
A guide in the park told me that it's from China and growing here from 1948.
This tree is about 12m tall and girth nearly 20 cm."
Same Ginkgo tree as on photo left,
Botanical garden, St. Petersburg
photo: Pavel Gorbachev
left : near the entrance to the zoo, Mira Prospect 26
right : Baranova street