Champagne Loquat Tree

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Let's make a toast to one tasty and dependable Loquat tree! The Champagne Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica 'Champagne') is adored for its sweet flesh with a sparkling hint of champagne flavor. If you're looking for the perfect handful of early-season fruit, this tree will happily provide and please your palate!

Fill your spring with clusters of sweet but tangy fruit! The Champagne Loquat produces tasty fruit that resembles a small Apricot with chewy skin and a juicy smooth texture. The large white oval-shaped fruits from the Champagne Loquat are particularly juicy. They have a great balance of sweet and tangy to help you ring in spring the right way.

Planting and Application:

Loquat Trees are also appreciated for their ornamental appearance. It has shiny, thick green leaves that grow up to a foot in length. They're lance-shaped and leathery with intricate veins. When the wind blows, you'll notice the underside is an autumnal orange.

It also offers fall and winter interest since it flowers during these times. The Champagne Loquat offers a delightful sight as a specimen plant or container plant. This self-fruiting tree makes an ideal background shrub, too.

  • Champagne is one of the rare white-fleshed selections
  • High sugar and acid for fruit salads, jam, jelly, chutney and baking
  • A great source of natural vitamin A, B6, potassium, and fiber
  • Self-fruitful variety, but larger crops with a pollinating partner like Big Jim or Nugget
  • Hardy USDA growing zones 7 through 11

#ProPlantTips for Care:

For best performance, plant your Champagne Loquat in low moisture soil with plenty of sunshine. Sunshine helps this tree produce its best fruit. Provide your tree full sun in a fertile, well-drained site with ample moisture during the fruiting season.

Some gardeners even thin the branches to help the fruit grow and sweeten. This tree, like all fruit trees, appreciates some pruning for air circulation and to improve the size of the fruit.

  • Adapts well to a wide range of soil types
  • Loquat tree care is easy with fertile ground, water management and proper fertilization
  • Long fruiting time from March through June
  • Prune for size, shape and even into hedges, screening and Espalier

This dependable subtropical evergreen is a great way to add winter and fall interest to your yard and bountiful Loquats to your recipes. Cheers to your wise decision to order your Champagne Loquat today at!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Champagne Loquat Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 7-11
Growing Zones 7-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Eriobotrya japonica 'Champagne'
Type Evergreen
Mature Height 15 - 20 feet
Mature Spread 15 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Widely Adaptable
Moisture Low once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Harvest Time Mid Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time March - June
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes