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Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) Trees for Sale - Bring Home a Taste of the Orient

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Original price Rs. 249.00
Current price Rs. 199.00

1. General Information

  • Botanical Name: Eriobotrya japonica
  • Common Name: Loquat, Japanese plum, Chinese plum
  • Plant Type: Evergreen fruit tree
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-10

2. Plantation

  • When to Plant: Early spring or fall
  • Spacing: 10-12 feet apart
  • Soil Requirements: Well-draining, fertile soil with a pH of 6.0-6.5
  • Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade

3. Growing

  • Germination Time: 3-4 weeks
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Maturity Time: 2-4 years for fruit production
  • Pruning: Prune annually to maintain shape and size

4. Care

  • Watering: Regular watering, keep the soil consistently moist
  • Fertilization: Apply balanced slow-release fertilizer in spring and fall
  • Pest Control: Monitor for scale insects, aphids, and fruit flies
  • Disease Control: Practice good sanitation and air circulation to prevent fungal diseases

5. Harvesting

  • When to Harvest: Late winter to early spring, when fruits are fully ripe
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place for up to 2 weeks
  • Preservation: Can be canned, frozen, or made into jams, jellies, and chutneys

6. Benefits

  • Culinary Uses: Fresh consumption, salads, desserts, jams, jellies, and beverages
  • Medicinal Uses: High in antioxidants, may help with respiratory issues and diabetes management
  • Ecological Benefits: Attracts pollinators, provides habitat for wildlife
  • Ornamental Value: Attractive evergreen foliage, fragrant flowers, and colorful fruit