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The loquat is one of the most popular cough remedies in the Far East, it is the ingredient of many patent medicines
Fruit edible, large quantities are sedative. Syrup in Chinese medicine for coughs.
- Asia-Temperate, China
- Asia-Temperate, Eastern Asia, Japan
Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.Family: ROSACEAE
Species: japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Common names: Loquat
Distribution summary: China, Japan
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Plants in pots (POT)
Flowering months: January, February, March, November, December
Reason for growing: Medicinal