Loquat Tree

Loquat Tree

Loquat Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Eriobotrya japonica
Hardiness Zones:   8 to 10
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil
Texture:   Coarse
Form:   Short, slender trunk; dense rounded form
Height:   10 to 25'
Weight:   8 to 10'
Leaf:   6 to 9" alternate, simple leaf; wrinkled and dark green
Flower/Fruit:   White fragrant flowers in late fall to winter; edible pear shaped yellow fruit in spring
Comments:    Accent plant; cold sensitive; modest drought tolerance; usually does not fruit in NC; sensitive to severe cold
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --