This very attractive, small to medium size tree features long, dark green, deeply toothed, evergreen foliage and tasty, light orange, apricot-like fruit. Loquat grows well in the Maritime Northwest and other regions with mild winters. Loquat blooms in the winter and severe cold spells will damage the flowers and young fruit.
This hardy, evergreen, small tree is a great addition to any landscape. Loquat is prized for its very long, deeply toothed, dark green foliage. Yellow, apricot size Loquat fruit is sweet and flavorful, but, because most Loquats bloom in winter, fruit production requires mild winter temperatures. Loquat is hardy to about 0°F.