Australia

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Partners

Australian National University

Canberra ACT 0200, Australia

November 2016:

It was the first spring for the little ginkgo.

July 2016:

A ceremonial planting of a ginkgo by Chancellor Gareth Evans, Professor Ramesh Thakur, and guests was held on 21 July. 

February 2016:

Seeds sent last year have germinated.

Fremantle City (a Mayors for Peace member city)

8 William St, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia

January 2016:

The ginkgo saplings 12 saplings are now 30-40 cm tall.

September 2014:

Ginkgo seeds were dispatched in August through Mayors for Peace. Little seedlings have begun to germinate.

December 2014:

Re-potted into larger pots, the ginkgo saplings are growing well in the summer rain and sunshine.

October 2014:

The gingko trees are growing well in the plentiful sunshine. They are still in their pots, as it takes a few years before they are ready to plant in the ground.

January 2013:

With the support of Hiroshima University, a member of the GLH Working Group, seeds were delivered to INU partner universities in Australia. Ginkgo, Kurogane holly, and Chinese parasol tree seeds were sent to Griffith University. 

April 2013:

Ginkgo seeds were delivered to Katherine School of the Air, one of the three NT Distance Education Schools under Northern Territory Department of Education and Children's Services (DECS). By 18 June, some 20 ginkgo seeds had germinated. Teacher Terry Bell and the students will grow them for 18 months and thereafter send them to schools in southern Australia, where it is cooler.

June 2013:

Ginkgo seedlings are doing quite well; there are 14 good plants, another seven less vigorous, and four seeds still healthy but un-germinated. The remaining 10 seeds were not viable.

January 2013:

With the support of Hiroshima University, a member of GLH Working Group, seeds were delivered to INU partner universities in Australia. Ginkgo seeds have arrived at La Trobe University.