The Q&A Archives: loquat trees

Question: my grandma lives in california and has a loquat tree in her yard I want to get a tree to grow in utah but was curious if it would make it through the winter where she lives there is no snow and here there well is a lot of snow.

Answer: Loquat japonica is hardy only to about zone 7. You're in zone 5b so you could grow one in a container and take it indoors during the winter months to protect it. It might be worth a try....

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