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  Loquat Growing in the Florida Home Landscape
Loquat trees are evergreen, have a short trunk, and may reach 20 to 35 ft in height.They have a rounded to upright canopy.
Loquat is a subtropical evergreen fruit tree that blooms in the fall and early winter and is harvested during the spring.
Loquat may be eaten fresh without the peel, combined with other fruits in fruit salads, used as a pie filling, and made into sauces and gelatin desserts, jams, and jellies.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /MG050   (2963 words)

  
  natural herb loquat extract,cough,coughing
Loquat leaf is often used in Chinese herb formulas and syrups to alleviate "lung heat" syndromes.
The loquat grows in semi-tropical climates, and is native to southeast China, mainly Guangzhou.
The Chinese name for the loquat, pipa, comes from the appearance of the leaves, which are shaped similar to that of a stringed Chinese instrument (referred to as a Chinese lute) called the pipa (pee-pah).
www.herbalpalace.com /Natural-Herb-Loquat-Extract.html   (432 words)

  
 Loquat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Loquats are unusual among fruit trees in that the flowers appear in the fall or early winter, and the fruits are ripe in late winter or early spring.
Loquat fruits, growing in clusters, are oval, rounded or pear-shaped, 3-5 cm long, with a smooth or downy, yellow or orange, sometimes red-blushed skin.
Chinese immigrants are presumed to have carried the loquat to Hawaii.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Loquat   (736 words)

  
 Loquat
The loquat is adapted to a subtropical to mild-temperate climate.
Loquat seeds remain viable for 6 months if stored in partly sealed glass jars under high humidity at room temperature, but the best temperature for storage is 40º F (5º C).
The roots of loquat trees in India are preyed on by nematodes–Criconemoides xenophax, Helicotylenchus spp., Hemicriconemoides communis, Haplolaimus spp.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/morton/loquat.html   (4615 words)

  
 DESCRIPTION AND USE OF LOQUAT
Loquat plant is a small tree that usually is not higher than 5 or 6 m, with persistent leaves, rounded crown, straight trunk, rough and gray bark that peels-off yearly.
Loquat leaves are large or very large (18-40 cm long), lance-shaped, serrated and leathery, short petiole, pronounced central nerve, rough and green upper face, the lower face is cotton-like and grey.
Loquat fruit is a pome type with 1 to 5 seeds (pips) grouped at the center of fruit.
www.unifi.it /project/ueresgen29/ds4.htm   (932 words)

  
 All About Tropical Plant Loquat - Eriobotrya Japonica.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Loquat 'Akko 1' or 'Acco 1' (of Japanese origin)-long-oval to pear-shaped, 20 to 25 g in weight; skin orange with a little russeting, thick; flesh yellow, juicy, of average flavor, and there are 3 or 4 seeds.
Loquat 'Premier' (originated by Taft in California in 1899)-oval to oblong-pear-shaped; large; skin downy, orange-yellow to salmon-orange with large white dots; medium-thick, tough; flesh whitish, melting, juicy, subacid, of agreeable flavor; seeds average 4 or 5 per fruit.
Loquat 'Tanaka' (Chinese group; a seedling originated in Japan; young trees introduced by the United States Department of Agriculture in 1902; widely grown)-ovoid or round; large (70-80 g) in Japan; in some other areas small (30 g); skin orange or orange-yellow; flesh brownish-orange, medium thick, coarse, firm, juicy, sweet or subacid, of excellent taste.
www.destinationtropicals.com /tropical_plants/plant_35.asp   (4660 words)

  
 Home Fruit Production-Loquat
Loquat (Japanese plum or Japanese medlar) is probably one of the more familiar of all tropical fruit plants in Texas, although few people outside of south Texas have only rarely grown the fruit.
Loquat is readily propagated from seed, although seedlings are frequently self-infertile and do not come true from seed.
Loquats should begin to bear in 2 to 3 years, with a well-developed older tree easily producing 100 pounds of fruit.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /citrus/loquat.htm   (1086 words)

  
 Loquats: The Splendid Table
In traditional Chinese lore, the loquat and its blossoms are linked with courtesans - a brothel might be referred to as 7 "the gate of the loquats." Both loquat fruit and leaves are frequently found in Chinese herbal remedies for cough and asthma.
Loquats are labor-intensive to grow, pick and pack; and they’re subject to blights, birds and bats.
Loquats turn color before they achieve peak flavor, so a bright skin is no guarantee of sweetness, but definitely avoid greenish ones, which are harshly acidic.
splendidtable.publicradio.org /souptonuts/farmstand_loquats.html   (760 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - loquat, Plant (Plants) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sometimes the loquat is called Japanese medlar, probably because it somewhat resembles the medlar of Europe and Asia.
The loquat is one of the few important fruit trees of the tropics belonging to the rose family.
Loquat is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Rosaceae.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/L/loquat.html   (231 words)

  
 Loquat
The loquat is adapted to a subtropical to mild-temperature climate.
The loquat is a large evergreen shrub or small tree with a rounded crown, short trunk and woolly new twigs.
Loquat fruits, growing in clusters, are oval, rounded or pear-shaped, 1 to 2 inches long with a smooth or downy, yellow or orange, sometimes red-blushed skin.
userwww.sfsu.edu /~dcruz/loquat.html   (1702 words)

  
 Loquat Information
Loquats are unusual among fruit trees in that the flowers appear in the fall or early winter, and the fruits are ripe in late winter or early spring.
Chinese immigrants are presumed to have carried the loquat to Hawaii.
The Loquat is easy to grow and is often also grown as an ornamental tree; it was commonly grown in California by the 1870s.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Loquat   (693 words)

  
 loquat - Encyclopedia.com
Sometimes the loquat is called Japanese medlar, probably because it somewhat resembles the medlar of Europe and Asia.
The loquat is one of the few important fruit trees of the tropics belonging to the rose family.
Loquat is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Rosaceae.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-loquat.html   (358 words)

  
 LOQUAT Fruit Facts
Adaption: The loquat is adapted to a subtropical to mild-temperature climate.
Fruit: Loquat fruits, growing in clusters, are oval, rounded or pear-shaped, 1 to 2 inches long with a smooth or downy, yellow or orange, sometimes red-blushed skin.
The loquat is comparable to the apple in many aspects, with a high sugar, acid and pectin content.
www.crfg.org /pubs/ff/loquat.html   (1755 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Loquat
Q: I know that loquat trees are hardy enough to fruit in southern and coastal Georgia, but do you know a loquat cultivar that will fruit in Atlanta...
A: Loquat, Eriobotrya japonica, is cold hardy down to the lower teens, but the problem isn't the cold; it's the tree's habit of fruiting in winter...
I think it would be possible to have a loquat produce fruit in Atlanta if it were in a very sheltered location, but I don't know of one that has consistently done so.
news.surfwax.com /gardening/files/Loquat.html   (507 words)

  
 Floridata: Eriobotrya japonica
Loquat flowers are fragrant and appear in late fall and early winter.
Use loquat as a specimen plant and as a shade tree for the patio or terrace.
Loquat fruit is a tasty treat that can be enjoyed fresh, dried or in jams and preserves.
www.floridata.com /ref/E/eriobot.cfm   (432 words)

  
 Loquat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Loquat arrived in the Mediterranean area in the nineteenth century, under the name of Japanese Medlar, and is now widely grown in that area.
The loquat is by nature a compact-growing tree and requires less pruning than the deciduous fruit trees of the temperate zone.
Loquat pie made from loquats which have not fully ripened is said to be similar to cherry pie.
www.eat-it.com /CareGuides/Loquat.htm   (852 words)

  
 The loquat
The loquat, also known as biwa, pipa, nispero, nespole, and Japanese medlar, is a fruit that is a member of the pome family and is similar to a plum, an apple, and a pear.
Loquat trees originated in Asia, in China, and then appeared in Japan where their fruit was actively used both as a food source and for medicinal purposes.
Because of its unique properties, the loquat will continue to be cultivated not only in those countries where it is now commonly used, but in other regions that are now learning about the many benefits gained by using this interesting and diverse tree and fruit.
meme.essortment.com /loquat_rjrg.htm   (546 words)

  
 Eating China - Ku Klux Loquat
The loquat, according to Chinese traditional medicine doctor Henry C. Lu, is useful in treating cough, thirst, constipation, asthma, nosebleeds, and pharyngolaryngitis.
Taiwanese prefer to eat many fruits unripe (plums and peaches for example), but the loquat is not one of them and it is allowed to mature fully on the tree.
Loquats have a thin peel which is easy to remove with fingers or a knife.
www.eatingchina.com /blog/ku-klux-loquat.htm   (405 words)

  
 loquat - Allrecipes
Though it originated in China, the loquat is also called may apple, Japanese medlar and Japanese plum.
For that reason, fresh loquats are usually found only in the regions in which they're grown.
Loquats can be eaten as a snack, added to salads or used in chicken or duck dishes.
allrecipes.com /howto/loquat/detail.aspx   (198 words)

  
 Middle Path Plants - Loquat - Eriobotrya japonica Lindl
My family have a Loquat tree in their backyard in the city, so it shows that this beautiful tree that seems to grow in diverse climates can be grown in your own backyard and the fruit can be eaten, used for wine, chutneys, jam and tarts.
Growth Habits: The loquat is a large evergreen shrub or small tree with a rounded crown, short trunk and woolly new twigs.
Fruit: Loquat fruits, growing in clusters, are oval, rounded or pear-shaped, 1 to 2 inches long with a smooth or downy, yellow or orange, sometimes red-blushed skin.
www.middlepath.com.au /plant/loquat.php   (1780 words)

  
 Middle Path Plants - Loquat - Eriobotrya japonica Lindl
I think it is highly significant that with Dr. Krebs and the laetrile controversy, the use of loquat leaf on the island of Cyprus for cancer and then its use in Japan not only internally but externally with moxabustion, states that there must be something to this remedy.
My family have a Loquat tree in their backyard in the city, so it shows that this beautiful tree that seems to grow in diverse climates can be grown in your own backyard and the fruit can be eaten, used for wine, chutneys, jam and tarts.
Foliage: Loquat leaves are generally eliptical-lanceolate, 5 to 12 inches long and 3 to 4 inches wide.
middlepath.com.au /plant/loquat.php   (1780 words)

  
 What is a Loquat?
A loquat is both a tree and its fruit, thought to have originated in China.
The loquat is teardrop or pear shaped and generally is not larger than 1 inch (2.5 cm) long.
Loquats taste exotic, a cross between a passion fruit and a guava.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-a-loquat.htm   (517 words)

  
 Gardening Tips by John Begeman: Loquat
Loquat trees flower October through February, producing very fragrant blossoms, borne in panicles at the ends of the branches.
Fruit of the loquat are produced in clusters of 3 to 10 fruit per cluster.
Loquat is in the rosaceae family and as such is related to plants such as pyracantha, apricot and plum.
ag.arizona.edu /gardening/news/articles/17.23.html   (643 words)

  
 Loquat Trees - Davis Wiki
The loquat is a large evergreen shrub or small tree that typically grows to about ten feet, though it has been known to grow up to thirty feet.
The loquat is normally pollinated by bees but some cultivars are self-infertile; to ensure fruiting, interplant with another cultivar.
Loquats are wind tolerant and grow best in full sun, but also do well in partial shade and are tolerant of a variety of soil types with good drainage.
daviswiki.org /Loquat_Trees   (540 words)

  
 Loquat Leaf
I knew that loquat had the hydrocyanic glycosides in common with apricot and peach seeds as well as wild cherry tree bark.
I think it is highly significant that with Dr. Krebs and the laetrile controversy in the US, the use of loquat leaf on the island of Cyprus for cancer and then its use in Japan not only internally but externally with moxabustion, that there must be something to this remedy.
In any case, I happen to be one of those who really enjoy eating loquats and I think the tree which seems to grow in diverse climate zones is very beautiful.
www.planetherbs.com /articles/loquat_leaf.htm   (937 words)

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