No Blossoms on my Loquat Tree (Big Jim)

Terryberry67January 8, 2012

I live in Sacramento California. I have a 3 to 4 year old "Big Jim" Loquat Tree.(5 to 6 ft. tall) I got fruit the 2nd year but not last year. No blossoms yet this year? When do the blossoms first appear? Also, when do you usually harvest?

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melikeeatplants

http://www.crfg.org/pubs/ff/loquat.html

Here is a link that might be useful: CRFG Loquats

    Bookmark   January 8, 2012 at 8:54PM
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AJBB(9b)

They start showing up in December and continue through early January. Harvest in April-May. Big Jim generally takes 3 to 4 years in the ground before it starts producing.

Unfortunately the flowers are frost tender.

    Bookmark   January 8, 2012 at 9:10PM
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jrskow

my Big Jim loquat is 7 years old and about 10 feet high. The leaves are very strong and healthy appearing. The tree has never blossomed or fruited. I was told this variety is self pollenating. I live about 7 miles inland on the Calif. central coast.
Any suggestions?

    Bookmark   May 23, 2012 at 1:44PM
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