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commonly known as Ginkgo or Gingko, also known as the maidenhair tree, is a species native to China. The genus name Ginkgo is regarded as a misspelling of the Japanese "gin Kyo" meaning "silver apricot". Ginkgos are large trees, reaching heights of 66-115 tf. Their leaves are unique among seed plants, being fan-shaped with veins radiating out into the leaf blade.
It can promote blood circulation and has a positive effect on the central nervous system.
Ginkgo leaves are very suitable for a proper Degu diet since their sensitive G.I. tracts are not used to wet and sugary food. They can become diabetics very easily.
Degus originate from the arid plains of the Andes in Chili and should therefore be fed a variety of herbs, leaves, roots and some seeds. Even the most common pellets are questionable since all pellets are held together by some form of carbohydrates.
Please keep always in mind when you serve your pet new food:
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Please note that some of these herbs like dandelions, red clover and nettles contain a larger amount of calcium compared to other herbs or flowers. In their fresh state some of these herbs may be diuretic but if you have an animal with bladder stones or issues with bladder sludge we suggest to consult your vet before offering these as treats.
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