Eriobotrya japonica 'Gold Nugget'



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Botanical Name: Eriobotrya japonica 'Gold Nugget'

Common Name: Gold Nugget Loquat, Chinese Plum

An evergreen shrub or tree with a rounded or vase-shaped crown. Lightly fragrant, white flower clusters are followed by small, edible fruits with yellow-orange skin, orange flesh, and large seeds. Fruit is sweet and juicy. Eat fresh or in preserves. Self-fertile. Late harvest. Glossy, deep green leaves are toothed, elliptic to lance-shaped and leathery. Some leaves emerge red.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 6 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 15 - 30 feet

Mature Width: 15 - 30 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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