LOQUAT

VARIETIES

ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA
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Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: Mild
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 5'C (41'F)Min Temp Tolerated: -5'C (23'F)
Fruit Colour: Golden YellowHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Shaped like Christmas trees, but they have large fuzzy leaves that are green on top and silver underneath. The fruit tastes like a combination of peach and apricot. They are most often eaten fresh, in jellies and in wines.
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA: BRADENTON
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Sunlight: Part to FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4.5m x 4.5mIdeal Min Temp: 5'C (41'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 0'C (32'F)
Fruit Colour: Gold/YellowHarvest: Winter/SpringYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 150 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Bradenton is one of the favourites. The sweet, large size fruit have a great flavour.
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA: CHAMPAIGN
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Sunlight: Part to FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4.5m x 4.5mIdeal Min Temp: 5'C (41'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 0'C (32'F)
Fruit Colour: Gold/YellowHarvest: Winter/SpringYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 150 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Produces a very large, oval, white-fleshed juicy fruit. Fruit forms in large clusters and has deep yellow skin like most other loquat varieties, however ripens a little later in the season than most. The excellent flavour is bright, tart, sweet, and somewhat astringent. Extend your loquat growing season with the delicious Champaign Loquat!
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA: CHRISTMAS
CHRISTMAS
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Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 7m x 5mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 0'C (32'F)
Fruit Colour: Bright YellowHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: This particular cultivar bares bright yellow fruit early in the winter season, avoiding the frosts in January and February. The largest fruit size of the improved Loquat cultivars.
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA: GOLD NUGGET
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Sunlight: Part to FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: Yes
Full Size (WxH): 4.5m x 4.5mIdeal Min Temp: 5'C (41'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 0'C (32'F)
Fruit Colour: Gold/YellowHarvest: Winter/SpringYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 150 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Very cold hardy fruit tree, easy to grow, drought tolerant, fast growing. Fruit are large size, yellow/orange flesh, mildly sweet with very small seed inside. In Florida fruit ripens in late February-March. Great for eating fresh or making jam.
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA: OLIVER
OLIVER
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Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 7m x 5mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 0'C (32'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 150 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Noted as being a very sweet variety, less acidic than other loquat cultivars.
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA: PELUCHE
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Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: Mild
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 0'C (32'F)Min Temp Tolerated: -5'C (23'F)
Fruit Colour: Pale YellowHarvest: Dec-FebYear(s) to bear fruit: 3-4
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Spanish cultivar with very large, smooth fruits of "Japanese loquat". From SE Spain, originating as a seedling or mutation of cv. Algerie. A regular producer of large smooth pale yellow fruits, juicy with sweet, slightly acid flavour. The tree shape is perfect: robust, with a low spreading crown.
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA: SHERRY
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Sunlight: Part to FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 6m x 4.5mIdeal Min Temp: 5'C (41'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 0'C (32'F)
Fruit Colour: Yellow/OrangeHarvest: Mar-JuneYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 150 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Early fruiting, March - April, low acid, very bright fruit. Produces clusters of small (1-2 inches) in size, round to oval pear shape yellow-orange fruit. The skin is smooth and sometimes has a red blush on top of the orangish yellow colour. The flesh is sweet and juicy, somewhat like an apricot. A self-fertile tree that produces lots of fruits in the summer months of late April to June.
ERIOBOTRYA JAPONICA: YEHUDA
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Sunlight: Part to FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: Yes
Full Size (WxH): 4.5m x 4.5mIdeal Min Temp: 5'C (41'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 0'C (32'F)
Fruit Colour: Yellow/OrangeHarvest: Winter/SpringYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 150 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Very cold hardy fruit tree, easy to grow, drought tolerant, fast growing. Fruit are large size, yellow/orange flesh, mildly sweet with very small seed inside. In Florida fruit ripens in late February-March. Fruit is great for eating fresh or making jam.

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