ERIOBOTRYA 'Coppertone'

Commonly known as Japanese loquat

Glossy evergreen dark green leaves contrasting with attractive red new growth. This is actually a cross between two separate genus, Eriobotryia and Rhaphiolepis. Pale pink flowers in
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  • Evergreen
    Inversely lance-shaped, sharply pointed, strongly veined leaves to 30cm (12in) long
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright, rounded shrub
  • 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)
  • Against a wall
  • Full sun

ERIOBOTRYA 'Coppertone'

 
Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
£30.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. x Rhaphiobotrya Coppertone. Grown for foliage rather than flower or fruit. Similar to Photinia
    Pests & Diseases
    Under glass - mealybugs, leaf blight
    Place of origin
    China, Japan, Vietnam
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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