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Author:Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm)
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Author:Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm)
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Author:Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm)
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Eriobotrya japonica (Loquat) Sheffield’s Seed Co., Inc. photo taken by Sandee Middleton
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2018 crop Louisiana
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Eriobotrya japonica

Loquat

Recalcitrant seeds need refrigeration. Since shipping times are out of our control, we are not liable for seed condition upon arrival.
In Stock: 9.23 lb (Total:9.23lb)
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9.23 lb

Details

Germination:
98%
Germination test:
Cut (Full Seed)
Purity:
99%
Seeds per lb:
485
Quantity:
9.23 lb
Collected in:
California
Crop year:
2023
Min. hardiness zone:
8
Item ID:
1832515

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: none required
Germination
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: Germination should take place within 3 months.|Seed needs warm temperatures after sowing to germinate (75 degrees F +) 

Eriobotrya japonica, also known as loquat or Japanese Medlar, is a large evergreen shrub or small tree that produces fruit with a sweet and slightly acidic flavor. The unique feature of loquats is that the flowers bloom in autumn or early winter, and the fruit ripens in late winter or early spring. Native to China and commonly found in Japan, Korea, and several countries in Europe and the Middle East, loquat is grown commercially for its yellow fruit and as an ornamental plant due to its boldly textured foliage and sweet-scented flowers. Loquat can be eaten fresh or cooked in pies, sauces, jellies, and jams, and is also used to make light wine and confections. With high vitamin A, dietary fiber, potassium, and manganese contents, the fruit is low in saturated fat and sodium. Loquat syrup and pipa gao can be used in Chinese medicine to soothe coughs and sore throats.

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