Eriobotrya japonica ‘sherry’.
This loquat tree produces clusters of small (1-2 inches) in size, round to oval pear shape yellow-orange fruit. The skin is smooth and sometimes has a red blush on top of the orangish yellow color. The flesh is sweet and juicy, somewhat like an apricot. A self-fertile tree that produces lots of fruits in the Summer months of late April to June.
Light Needs: Moderate sun.
Watering Needs: Needs regular watering – weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size: Grows 10-20 ft. in height and 10-15 ft. in width.
Harvest: Winter- Early Spring.
Fruit: Golden Loquat.