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ERIOBOTRYA japonica

Commonly known as Japanese loquat, Loquat

Large handsome corrugated leaves with clusters of white hawthorn flowers followed, in a hot summer, by yellow pear-shaped edible fruits. Hardy outside in milder areas
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£17.50 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Large £50.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2020
plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre
  • Evergreen - lance-shaped, sharp-pointed. strongly-veined dark green leaves to 30cm (12in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 7-8m (22-26ft)
  • Spread - 7-8m (22-26ft)
  • Tree - vigorous, spreading shrub or small tree. Flowers are produced from autumn to winter, possibly followed by fruit in spring.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun - sheltered position.
  • Additional Features - Medicinal properties - leaves are widely used in the Far East in cough remedies. The commercial loquat.
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass mealybugs and leaf blight.
  • Place of origin - China, Japan.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
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