Loquat

Scientific Name: 
Eriobotrya Japonica
Family Name: 
Rosaceae
Place of Origin: 
China & Japan
Plant Description: 
Short evergreen tree that produces bunches of stone fruit that start green then turn to a bright orange.
Plant Height: 
Up to 10m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Harvest Period: 
Fall to Winter
Of Interest: 
Delicious, sweet fruit can be eaten or made into jams, jellies or liquers. Must be prepared to organically treat for Fruit Fly.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Small Tree

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