Ginkgo biloba: History of cultivation and its behavioral oddities

Date: March 6, 2013

Teacher Name and Titles: Kent Honl

Honl, Kent

Come learn the history and evolution of this species of tree, its uses in Chinese and Western medicine, its use as an ornamental tree, and the future prospects of the species on Earth.

Kent Honl is a Board Certified Master Arborist through the International Society of Arboriculture and serves as Chief Training Officer for Rainbow Treecare. He has spent 20 years working on behalf of trees and their health. Kent was raised in northern Minnesota, where he spent countless hours investigating edible and medicinal plants of the region. He enjoys cultivation of American ginseng and other medicinal plants at his wooded property in Wisconsin and at his home in Minneapolis.