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Eriobotrya (Loquat Fruit)

Loquat Fruit is a fast growing evergreen, tall woody shrub to small tree from eastern Asia and may gain up to some 3m after several years. It has elegant, glossy and finely haired, dark green foliage and delicious refreshing bright orange fruits. Ideal for any rather peaty, well drained soil in a sunny spot. In colder climates preferably grow in containers under frostfree conditions in winter with reduced watering.
The large seeds are sowed on receipt some 1,5cm/0.5' deep in any humus rich, slightly sandy soil at a minimum of some 20°C throughout the year. Keep seedlings in their first year preferably frostfree in a sunny spot with reduced watering in winter. Carefully transplant young plants by the end of spring in their second year.
All are USDA Climate Zone 8.
3 large seeds per package.
Eriobotrya japonica (Loquat Fruit)

Eriobotrya japonica (Loquat Fruit)

3 (5)m, Loquat fruit is an evergreen woody shrub to small tree native of eastern Asia and has woolly, deep green, shiny leaves and white, fragrant flowers in winter. Flowers are followed by ovoid, peach like orange fruits from late spring to summer. The juicy fruits have a deliciously and refreshing taste. Eriobotrya japonica is winter hardy in central Europe provided that young plants are protected in winter with a thick, dry mulch layer. In central Europe plants will usually fruit only under climatic favorable conditions or as container plants in the wintergarden under frostfree conditions. X-III.
3 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package1358 € 2,99