Evergreen tree, 2-6m tall depending on variety, native of China and Japan.
FEATURES: Clusters of soft, juicy, sweetly flavoured, yellow to orange coloured fruit. Fruit shape, stone size and number depends on variety. Harvest when flesh softens and fruit develops a fragrant aroma.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Protect from strong winds. Water well during Summer. Fertilise during the growing period. Prune after harvest removing dead and diseased branches.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:
• great for small gardens in decorative tubs and containers
• eat fruit fresh from the tree or use in salads
• make jam, jelly, juice or liqueur