Loquat 'Champagne' (Eriobotrya japonica)
Loquat 'Champagne' (Eriobotrya japonica)

Loquat 'Champagne' (Eriobotrya japonica)

Regular price $64.95

Live Champagne Loquat Fruit Tree
Mature Tree, Grafted and Ready to Produce!
Ships in 3 Gallon Nursery Pot

The Champagne Loquat variety produces a large, oval, white-fleshed juicy fruit. Fruit forms in large clusters and has deep yellow skin like most other Loquat varieties, however ripens later than most.  The excellent flavor is bright, tart, sweet, and somewhat astringent.

Loquat is a flowering evergreen shrub/small tree with deep green leaves that flowers in the winter and bears golden-yellow fruit in large, loose clusters. The flowers are said to have a strong, sweet and fragrant smell that can carry over short distances. Loquat is an oriental fruit that belongs to the Rose and Apple family of plants. It is found from India and Pakistan all the way east to Japan.

The fruit is high in vitamins, as well as fiber and potassium. It is an excellent natural source of sugars, and the fruit is high in pectin making it great for jellies and jams. 

Loquat's beautiful foliage has been utilized in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries as a remedy for throat conditions. Extracts are generally used in over the counter cough medications, especially in Asian markets. The leaves can be dried, powdered, and added to a tincture for use on the skin. It is said to be an effective treatment for psoriasis and eczema. 

Can I pick up my order at the nursery? 
Use code LOCALPICKUP at checkout and schedule your pickup date/time HERE. If the appointment is confirmed, you're good to go.  If it is denied, we will ask you to reschedule and provide an alternative day/time.  There are no same day pickups.  

Order Processing & Shipping Schedule
Orders are processed and shipped at the beginning of each week via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail.  Average order processing time before shipment ranges from 1-14 days.  During the Spring and Summer, processing/shipping can take up to 4 weeks.

Tracking information
A confirmation email with tracking information will be sent immediately upon shipment. You can track the progress of your order online anytime by logging in to your account. Delivery confirmation will be emailed when your plants have reached their destination, so you never miss a beat!

Shipping Cost
Shipping will be calculated at checkout and varies based on order weight and your distance from the nursery.  Shipping is combined for multiple plants. The more you grow, the more you save!

Shipping to Hawaii & Puerto Rico
Sow Exotic now ships almost all of our fruiting and medicinal plants to Hawaii and Puerto Rico!  Plants will ship bare root every Monday through Wednesday via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail.  No heat packs necessary. Due to USDA restrictions, here's the list of plants that don't make the cut:
Can't ship to Puerto Rico: Coffee, Palm, Banana
Can't ship to Hawaii: Pineapple, Palm, Papaya, Coffee, Banana, Passionfruit
All the other cool stuff: good to go! 🌈 🌿📦📪 

For more frequently asked questions visit our FAQ's page.

Weather Holds
Orders placed in colder climate zones during the winter months will automatically be placed on hold until Spring or when temperatures in your area are above freezing on the expected date of delivery.  

Heat Packs
Heat packs can be purchased separately to avoid cold weather delays.
If you live in a colder climate and do not want to wait until Spring to get your new plants, we recommend adding a heat pack to your order. Your plants will ship as scheduled and arrive safely, with no risk of freezing on the way to your front door.

Plant Care

Plant Type: Tropical Fruit Tree

Harvest: Late Winter, Early Spring, Summer

Size: Height, up to 25 ft. Canopy Width, 10 to 20 ft

Soil & Moisture: Moist, well-draining soil, rich in organic matter. Water well when blooming but make sure the soil is well-draining.

Exposure: Full Sun


Climate Zones: USDA plant hardiness Zones 7-10.  Loquats can handle temperatures in the teens but if frost occurs while flowering may not bear fruit.

Patio Planting Zones: 4+

All of our tropical fruiting plants can be grown in small or large containers in northern zones or planted outside in warmer climates.