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.
Feijoa sellowiana; syn. Acca sellowiana (Pineapple Guava)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Evergreen, bushy, shrub or tree bearing dark green leaves with white undersides. Dark red flowers with white-edged petals mid-summer. Ht.3mt(10ft). Flowers followed by edible, red-tinged, green fruits. Best in full sun and well drained soil with shelter. Frost hardy.