Loquat Trees

Loquat Never Bears Fruit

Ferdi added on March 7, 2014 | Answered

I have a loquat that is 20 years old and never bears fruit. What can the problem be? It flowers, but when the fruit seems to bloom, it disapears.

Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 12, 2014

It may be a pollination issue. Particularly with loquats. They can self pollinate, but do not do it well. If you add to that a lack of pollinators, the tree will not produce. I would recommend trying to hand pollinate some of the flowers with a small paintbrush the next time it flowers. If all the flowers produce, it is a general pollination issue and you will either need to hand pollinate the tree or make adjustments to attract pollinators. If only some of the flowers fruit, it is a cross pollination issue and you may want to consider planting a second tree.

Was this answer useful?
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Loquat Trees

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.