The Plant Company

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Telephone:
01403 740100

Email:
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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


 

The Plants

Eriobotrya japonica 1/2 standard

japanese loquat

Photo of Eriobotrya japonica 1/2 standard

£89.99

An architectural large evergreen shrub with handsome glossy leaves to 20cm in length, brown-felted beneath. Flowers are hawthorn-like, and scented followed by apricot-yellow, edible fruit but seldom ripening in most of UK.

Type

  • Shrubs
  • Trees

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Foliage: Evergreen

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Japanese style garden
  • Specimen

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Evergreen
  • Winter interest
  • Architectural
  • Scented flowers

Care instructions

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade in a sheltered position. Doesn't require pruning but can be pruned to manage size.

Dimensions

Size: Large

Pot size: 12 litre

Eventual height: 800cm

Eventual spread: 400cm

Positions

  • Light shade
  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • East

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline

Special conditions

  • Coastal