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  1. Loquat is a subtropical or tropical high altitude fruit tree growing to 9 m in height. Loquats are most often grown for their fruit, but can be used for timber. The fruits are most often eaten fresh from the tree, cooked into deserts, or made into jam.
  2. 2005-01-20 A relative of pear, apple, and peach, the loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) tree is a lesser-known fruit.
  3. Growables Origin The loquat is indigenous to southeastern China and possibly southern Japan, though it may have been introduced into Japan in very early times. It is said to have been cultivated in Japan for over 1, 000 years. The western world first learned of it from the botanist Kaempfer in...

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