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ramv

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Giant loquat tree in Seattle
« on: March 19, 2019, 02:43:48 PM »
I found this giant loquat tree that is estimated well over 75 years. It is over 40 feet tall and nearly 4 feet across at the base.
I am sure you have giants of this size in the South but a tropical tree this large this far North is a wonder.
The tree has survived temperatures of 6F in the winter. It definitely survived our super cold polar vortex winter this year where temperatures went down to 14F and stayed there for a bit.

It flowers and fruits every year even though the quality and quantity might vary from year to year. It was still in bloom when I went there this weekend.
I will go back in June/July to see how the fruit tastes.














BonsaiBeast

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Re: Giant loquat tree in Seattle
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2019, 02:54:25 PM »
Thats so cool.

Its amazing to see how large of a tree it is. It must enjoy the rain or something.

 

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