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This brightly-coloured fellow joined me in the garden earlier this week - it's a parasitic wasp in the Ichneumon group: Achaius oratorius (I'm told by a friendly insect-person).
"Escher, Escher, all fall down!" [drat those tricky staircases!].
Done. * I remember when Huddersfield was a 'Poly' - my how things change!
I agree with Nutc. - definitely Ginko b. [leaves turn a gorgeous golden yellow - see new issue Gardeners World magazine article].
Ask Professor Yaffle, he'll know for sure!! [Bagpuss character].
Hi, Runybeak, I have sent Pm request for book as advised. Yours, hopefully DavidM.
My Green Zebras have had only the vaguest tinge of yellow, even when quite ripe! *I find the 'squeeze test' (be very gentle mind) is the most reliable guide to ripeness...
MrsG: you might spray paint your 'undersized' fruits and hang them on the Christmas tree...? as organically-grown novelty ornaments!
Fair point, CharlieN: let's say about a dozen or so of each, please? *I've Pmd my contact details to you.
Thanks, Fluffycloud: the bush is in full sun but as it's near the greenhouse, it often has extra watering with a spot of tomato feed...