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No Blossoms on my Loquat Tree (Big Jim)

Posted by Terryberry67 9 (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 8, 12 at 17:08

I live in Sacramento California. I have a 3 to 4 year old "Big Jim" Loquat Tree.(5 to 6 ft. tall) I got fruit the 2nd year but not last year. No blossoms yet this year? When do the blossoms first appear? Also, when do you usually harvest?


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RE: No Blossoms on my Loquat Tree (Big Jim)

http://www.crfg.org/pubs/ff/loquat.html

Here is a link that might be useful: CRFG Loquats


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RE: No Blossoms on my Loquat Tree (Big Jim)

  • Posted by AJBB none (My Page) on
    Sun, Jan 8, 12 at 21:10

They start showing up in December and continue through early January. Harvest in April-May. Big Jim generally takes 3 to 4 years in the ground before it starts producing.

Unfortunately the flowers are frost tender.


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RE: No Blossoms on my Loquat Tree (Big Jim)

my Big Jim loquat is 7 years old and about 10 feet high. The leaves are very strong and healthy appearing. The tree has never blossomed or fruited. I was told this variety is self pollenating. I live about 7 miles inland on the Calif. central coast.
Any suggestions?


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