Loquat growing 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
Products from Amazon.com
Requirements for 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
Pests and diseases:
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
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / half shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Autumn / winter ( and spring in colder area)
General information about the flower
White small flower grow in inflorescence
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Spring to summer
Fruits pests or diseases:
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
How long does it take to bear fruit?