Loquat grow and care – tree of the genus Eriobotrya also known as Japanese plum or Japanese medlar, Loquat perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 7+.
Leaves color is dark green in ovate shape, the size of the leaf can be 6-20 cm
Flower color white small grow in inflorescence, attract pollinators and give them food in low amount of flowers season
Fruit color is orange to yellow in egg shape the size can be from 3-8 cm inside the fruit there is 2-5 brown seeds
Loquat for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Loquat growing and care:
Well drained soils
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes, but can be also without Difficulties or problems when growing: Attract a lot of bats (not recommend to plant next to the house) In cold climate spring / in warmer spring to autumn Planting season: Moths Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Spring-summer after the fruits and in warmer climate and winter How to prune: More for design Size of the plant? 3-7 m, 10-21 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing / Slow growing Small amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / half shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: No Blooming information Autumn / winter ( and spring in colder area) Bloom season: General information about the flower White small flower grow in inflorescence Pollination is done by: Bees Edible Fruits Fruit harvest season: Spring to summer Fruits pests or diseases: bats, birds What can be done with big quantities of Loquat fruits? Eat raw, jams, juice Work requirements on the fruit: If you have bats need to put net 2-5 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Winter flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Dried fruit Eaten raw Fruit Ice pop & Ice cream plants Jams Juice Flower colors Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Slow growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Tree Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9