Description: Indigenous to China, transported to Japan and cultivated extensively, this medium-sized landscape tree has fruit that is just as valuable as the tree's color and form. The evergreen leaves are large, fuzzy and rust-colored underneath. The fruit is a golden yellow oblong to sphere with sweet/acid white flesh surrounding 1 to 5 shiny brown seeds.
USDA Zone: 8-10
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 198502807
Recorded Vouchers: CONN Accession #: 129183
Accession Date: 12-31-1985
Bench: 1205 - AUS:Ground Bed 1 NE
Currently: active - healthy
Qty: 1 confirmed on 11-15-2017
Poisonous Plant Parts - Not for Human Consumption The seeds of Loquat are poisonous if ingested.