Other Names: Japanese plum, Japanese medlar
Native to: China and Japan
Fruit: The 1-2" yellow/orange fruits grow in clusters. The skin can be either smooth or fuzzy. The flesh inside is either white, yellow or orange.
Size: The loquat tree grows 20-30' tall.
Hardiness: Zone 7-11
Propagation: Grafting, seeds
Uses: Loquats can be eaten fresh or used in desserts. If they are picked just before ripening, they will have enough pectin to make jelly.
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