Which Loquat Variety Has The Biggest Fruit?

brute(Florida 9B)August 4, 2012

I've got a dwarf loquat tree that is nice and healthy and produces quite a bit of nice-tasting fruit. The only problem is, the fruit are kinda "dwarfish" themselves. By the time I get them peeled and cored, there's not much left!

Can anybody recommend a full-sized loquat tree that produces large fruit?

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wallisadi

Portuguese Loquat. older gentleman at work gave me the seeds he brought back. only time will tell, says they are as big as tennis balls......?

    Bookmark   August 9, 2012 at 6:12PM
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whatsgrowinon(9)

Hi just wondering how the portuguese loquat is doing?
Any pics? I would really like a cutting to graft on my fruiting tree maybe it will speed up the fruiting time of the graft?

    Bookmark   September 18, 2013 at 12:28PM
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flatwoods_farm(9A Riverview, F)

Thinning your fruit and fruit clusters early should allow the remainder to reach maximum size.

    Bookmark   September 21, 2013 at 12:10PM
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shavedmonkey (Harvey in South Fl.)Z10b

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/mg050 is a link from U of F. It indicates fruit will not come true from seed. Grafting required.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2013 at 12:23AM
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bitki07(9)

I think biggest Loquat variety is Big Jim or Eriobotrya Japonica.
this one is amazing.

    Bookmark   March 6, 2014 at 10:31PM
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thomas12

I've got five different grafted loquat trees. The Christmas variety has the largest fruit from the five.

Search top tropical website for loquat varieties and availability of grafted, high quality plants. I bought 2 of my trees from them.

I could also send you some photos from my garden if you provide me your email.

Thomas

    Bookmark   March 7, 2014 at 3:50PM
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bitki07(9)

thomas12
Can you send me some photos from your garden if I provide you my email.(fordimex@yahoo.com)
Did you get any fruit any of them
bitki07

    Bookmark   March 7, 2014 at 4:49PM
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