What is loquat fruit?


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The loquat fruit is a sweet fruit that grows for consumption predominantly in Japan and for ornamental purposes in California. Indigenous to southeastern China, this pear-shaped fruit grows to between 1 and 2 inches and, depending on the climate, either has a sweet flavor or an acidic flavor.

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What is loquat fruit?
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Other countries that produce loquats include Israel, Brazil and parts of India. The fruit comes in two varieties: white-fleshed and orange-fleshed. Among the white varieties are Vista White, Champagne and Victory, while the Big Jin, Mogi and Early Red are among the orange varieties. Recipes for drinks, desserts and chicken entr��es include the loquat fruit.

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