About Eriobotrya Japonica
A tropical evergreen shrub or tree with alternate, simple leaves that are leathery, veiny, and toothed. Fire blight can be troublesome on this tree. The bacterium that causes fire blight, Erwinia amylovora, is spread by rain and insects.
Also known as
Loquat, Loquat, Japanese medlar, Japanese plum, Chinese plum, Pipa and Nespola
How to care for Eriobotrya Japonica
Eriobotrya Japonica needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Eriobotrya Japonica love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Eriobotrya Japonica does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Eriobotrya Japonica after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.