A small to medium-sized evergreen tree that produces sweet and tangy fruits called loquats.
Fruit: Loquats typically measuring 2.5 to 5 cm in length. When ripe, loquat fruit can range in color from pale yellow to orange or even reddish orange, depending on the variety. The skin is usually slightly fuzzy. The fruit’s flesh is juicy and sweet with a mildly tangy or slightly acidic flavor.
Light: Loquat trees prefer full sun but can tolerate some light shade. They need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day for healthy growth and fruit production.
Watering: Loquat trees have moderate water requirements. They prefer consistent soil moisture, especially during dry periods and when the fruit is developing.
Height: Loquat trees typically grow to a height of 3 to 9 meters.
Temperature: Loquat trees thrive in subtropical and Mediterranean climates with mild, frost-free winters and warm summers. They can tolerate brief periods of light frost but not extended cold spells. A specific cultivar of pomegranate (Punica granatum) known for its large, sweet, and flavorful fruit.
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