Eriobotrya japonica (Loquat)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, November, December
Evergreen shrub or small tree with large, almost leathery, dark green leaves. Fragrant, self-pollinating, yellow flowers. November to March. Ht.4m.(13ft.). Golden-orange fruit after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Can withstand salty aspects. May need some frost protection. Good for mediterranean type gardens.
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May, June
- Wildlife Friendly
Rosette of basal leaves. Erect stems of orange, candelabra flowers. May to July. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun or shade and cool, moist soil. Good for watersides, boggy areas or damp borders. Deciduous.