Great Design Plant: Bronze Loquat
this is not the edible loquat but a close relative without the edible fruit – and the mess that goes along with the fruit. Mtakesthis a better choice for patio tree, espalier, close to outdoor living spaces.Handsome all year with big glossy leaves that start out bronzy in spring thenturn deep green.
Distinguishing traits: Known for its handsome foliage year-round. Handsome all year with big glossy leaves that start out bronzy in spring then turn deep green. How to use it: Train as an espalier to cover a blank fence or wall. Or train upward as small tree; start with nursery plant with single trunkand round top. Before you plant it: Be prepared to prune. Keep espalier shape by xxxxx. Small tree shape by xxxxxxxxxx.