Eriobotrya Coppertone. Coppertone Loquat Trees
The Eriobotrya Coppertone Tree, more commonly known as the Coppertone Loquat brings a tropical look to any garden all year round. Evergreen, it is mostly grown for it's foliage in the UK with huge and impressive dark green oval shaped leathery leaves, velvety on the undersides and deeply veined. The emerging new growth produced in April/May has a beautiful coppery tint giving an attractive contrast against the older dark leaves. In some milder areas after a hot summer it can produce clusters of very fragrant pink flowers in Autumn/Winter followed by edible fruit which ripen in spring and early summer. Very easy to grow and tolerant of salt and urban pollution, so perfect for city gardens and coastal ones too.
These trees are exceptional quality, from Specialist Grower. Photo 1 shows some of the actual Loquat trees coming into stock from mid March/April 2021. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.
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ERIOBOTRYA COPPERTONE. Coppertone Loquat Tree
Latin Name: Eriobotrya Coppertone.
Common Name: Coppertone Loquat Tree. Bronze Loquat. Japanese Loquat. Japanese Plum.
Origin: Eastern Asia.
Hardiness: -5 degrees.
Growth: Evergreen ornamental fruit tree with huge glossy green leathery leaves. New emerging growth has a coppery tint. Pink scented flowers and edible fruit in milder areas. Easy to grow.
Sun: Full sun/partial shade.
Soil: Well drained fertile soil.
Moisture: Water freely through summer. Less in winter.
Feeding: General purpose plant feed each month in the growing season.
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