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Christmas Loquat Tree

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Experience the joyous Christmas Loquat Tree, perfect for festive gardens with its sweet, aromatic fruits. Secure yours today and celebrate with home-grown treats.


Cold Hardy 15-20°
Growing Zone 8B - 10B
Pollinator Self Fertile
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Product Description

Christmas Loquat: Luscious Winter Harvest

About the Fruit

The Christmas Loquat is a delectable treasure that thrives in the cooler months. This exotic fruit, with its plump, teardrop shape, offers a succulent, tangy-sweet flavor that’s reminiscent of apricots, cherries, and a hint of citrus. Its smooth, firm skin encases a juicy, tender flesh, inviting a feast of the senses with each bite. Perfect for fresh snacking, delightful jams, or a unique addition to festive dishes, the Christmas Loquat is a culinary gift that keeps on giving throughout the holiday season.

What to Know About the Tree

The Christmas Loquat tree is a vision of resilience and beauty. As an evergreen, it maintains its lustrous, deep green leaves all year, creating an enduring backdrop for your garden. The tree boasts large, attractive foliage and, when in bloom, sprouts clusters of fragrant white flowers. This hardy species doesn’t shy away from the cold; in fact, it embraces it, thriving in cooler temperatures and making it an exceptional choice for a wide range of climates. With its compact growth habit, the Christmas Loquat tree is a versatile addition to any space, whether in-ground or in a container.

Harvest Season

When the chill of winter sets in, the Christmas Loquat tree comes alive, offering its bountiful harvest. The fruits mature towards the end of the year, bringing a splash of warmth with their golden-yellow to orange skin amidst the frosty weather. It’s a spectacular sight and a welcome treat, providing a fresh, nutritious bounty when most other fruit trees have long ceased production.

Enhancing Your Fruitscape™

Imagine a fruitscape™ where the Christmas Loquat tree stands proudly, its evergreen foliage punctuated by sun-kissed fruits, even in the depths of winter. It’s not just a plant but a statement piece that melds the ornamental with the edible. This tree is ideal for creating a focal point in your garden or as part of a diverse, edible landscape. It will enrich your outdoor space with its year-round greenery and seasonal fruit display, marrying the aesthetics of traditional landscaping with the practicality of homegrown harvests.

Choosing Just Fruits and Exotics means enjoying the peace of mind that comes with a 100% shipped-in-pot guarantee, superior packaging, easy shipping, and the assurance of dealing with a nationally renowned, family-owned, and operated nursery. Trust our expertise to deliver not just a plant, but a new member for your fruitscape™, complete with that trusted online convenience and local friendly vibe. Embrace the Christmas Loquat tree and make your garden a place of winter wonder and abundance.

Cold Hardy15-20°
Container PlantContainer Friendly
GraftedYes, on Loquat Seedling 'Eriobotrya Japonica'
Growing Zone8B, 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B
Mature Height25-30 FT
Mature Width10-12 FT
PollinatorSelf Fertile
Spacing10-12 FT
SunlightPart to Full
Planting & Care

Recommended Fertilizers

Starter Fertilizer: Kickstart with Espoma Organic Bio-tone® Starter Plus. This potent blend boosts root mass and aids in mitigating transplant shock, ensuring your plants thrive in their new home.

Maintenance Fertilizer: For continued growth and fruit production, we recommend Espoma Organic Tree-tone Fertilizer. Designed specifically for fruit trees, this balanced formula nourishes your plants, promoting vibrant growth and bountiful harvests.

Fruitscaping™ with Loquat Trees

Invite a tropical paradise into your landscape with Fruitscaping™ using our Loquat Trees. These easy-to-grow trees offer lush, evergreen foliage and unique, tangy-sweet fruits, adding both aesthetic appeal and a taste of the exotic to your home garden.

Loquat Trees are prized for their attractive, glossy foliage, which adds an all-year-round green canopy to your garden. The delightful contrast between their dark green leaves and clusters of white, fragrant flowers, followed by bright orange fruit, creates an eye-catching display.

When it comes to fruit production, Loquats are truly a treasure. The round to oval-shaped fruits boast a sweet, slightly acidic flavor that’s somewhat a blend of peach, citrus, and mild mango – an absolute treat when picked and enjoyed fresh from the tree. You can also transform them into jams, jellies, or desserts, adding a twist to your culinary endeavors.

Loquat Trees are versatile and relatively low maintenance. They prefer well-draining soil and full to partial sun. They are drought-tolerant once established, although regular watering will reward you with a more vigorous tree and a generous fruit crop. A yearly application of balanced fertilizer can also boost your tree’s productivity and growth.

With their inviting canopies and delicious fruits, Loquat Trees make a stunning standalone statement. Still, they can also be incorporated into mixed plantings alongside other fruiting trees and shrubs. Consider planting alongside citrus trees or pomegranates for an enticing, edible landscape.

Dive into the wonderful world of Fruitscaping™ with Loquat Trees. From the stages of planting and care to the delightful reward of your homegrown loquats, these trees promise a fascinating and fruitful journey.

Growing Guides

You can find many planting & care guides on our growing guides page.

Shipping Info

Shipping Restrictions

Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally:  Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.

Shipping Information

Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.

The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door:  We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!

Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.

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