This web page was created by Patrick Gowen and Nathan Korobkin., Fall 2014
Common Name: Loquat Tree
Botanical Name: Eriobotrya japonica
Location:Two loquat trees in the center of the animal farm, and
one inbetween the stage part and G4
Plant Type: Evergreen
Sunset Zones: Zones 6-24
Sun Requirements: Full sun or partial shade
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular water
Description: The loquat treeis a magnificent tree, it grows 15 to 30 feet, and is a beutiful ornament among peoples gardens. The loquat grows narrower in shade, but with good sun grows high and wide.
Leaves: The leaves are 6-12 inches, and are leathery,crisp,stoutly veined,and netted.
Flowers:The flowers are a dull white color are fragrant,appear in woolly 3-6 inches clusters in the fall.
Fruit:Orange to yellow 1-2 inches long fruit.The loquat friut is etible.