Fruiting Loquat 'Big Jim'
Trees & Shrubs Size Chart
Evergreen, self-fruiting tree or shrub has large, shiny leaves that emerge bright orange-red, slowly maturing to green. White flowers emerge in spring, followed by very large, orange, teardrop-shaped fruit with flavors reminiscent of apricot. Skin of fruit is easy to peel. Mid-season variety with attractive form.
Plant with Tropical Guava
- Landscape Size: 15'-30' tall, 15'-30' wide
- Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
- Water Needs: Moderate
- USDA Zone: 8a
- Growth Habit: Upright, Rounded
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Attributes: Evergreen, Attracts Birds, Fruiting, Edible Fruit
See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.greenall-plantingmix,corona-174-pruning-lopper-24,tropical-guava,dr-earth-natural-wonder-174-fruit-tree-fertilizer,treestakes2x8kit
Green Thumb Guide
Flourishes in well draining, enriched soil. Prune sparingly to remove dead or dying branches. Feed with a tree and shrub fertilizer in spring before new growth appears. Hardy to 12°.
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods
Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)