Eriobotrya deflexa (Bronze Loquat) up to ~25'-high x ~25'-wide (round to umbrella to vase shaped canopy) evergreen copper to green leaves white to cream flowers yellow or mostly green pomes (Summer [rarely]) origin: Vietnam to southeast China and Taiwan (not invasive) medium water use clay to loamy to sandy soil with average drainage no soil amendment (per pH 4.0–10.0) litter maintenance: medium-high/wet fruit low-medium flammability unknown branch strength pruning maintenance: medium (mostly per thinning) allergenicity: medium-low plant at least 2 feet from masonry local Sunset Zones 18-24
SelecTree. UFEI. "Eriobotrya deflexa Tree Record." 1995-2021. Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Accessed on Jul 23, 2021. < https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/508 >
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