Tips for Growing a Loquat Tree in Texas
Talk about a long way from home! Loquat trees (Eriobotrya japonica) were growing in China and Japan for more than a thousand years before reaching U.S. shores in the late 19th century. Their good looks quickly found favor in Texas, where they’re now among the most widely planted ornamentals. For Texas yards in need of tropical allure, few trees can match the loquat’s appeal.