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By then, most of the loquats were off the tree, and our dogs had actually slept for two or three nights.
However, the loquat tree is decorative and popular in gardens (where freezes are rare), and if you have a tree, or access to one, enjoy loquats fresh and also try them in this sweet-tart chutney.
In a 10- to 12-quart pan, combine loquats, sugar, vinegar, ginger, and peel.
Hanna recalls a better time when his father called loquats "the yellow gold" because of the large profits he made off the fruit.
Syrian agricultural worker Najib Hilal holds baskets full of loquats and rushes to empty them at the packing room, where Syrian women sort the fruit and package it.
Every few minutes my parents had to warn us not to step on the parsley bed or the aubergine shoots, and not to climb the apricot or loquat tree and break their fragile young branches.
Between the sea and the mountains stretch glossy-leafed fields of avocados, loquats, mangoes and custard apples, which gives the coast its languorous "tropical" sobriquet.
Fruit and vegetables were grown year-round for home consumption, as gifts, and occasionally for sale: his garden produce included tomatoes, peppers, lettuces, pumpkins, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, marrows, parsley, onions, sweetcorn, potatoes, rock-melons, garlic, ginger, grapes, pawpaw, kiwifruit, loquats, aubergines and cherimoya--and in the late 1950s he experimented with an avocado pear tree, grown from a seed brought from Gauguin's garden in Tahiti.
you can grow lemons and apples, loquats and olives, trumpet vines in lavender, pink, orange or red, and bougainvillea.
Instead, shoppers at greengrocers and supermarkets are rejoicing in the bounty that spring has brought: loquats -- known in Arabic as akidinia -- sour plums -- or janarek -- and the first crop of cherries.
Although loquats pop up as volunteer seedlings all over the Valley, bearing clusters of small, somewhat insipid fruit, there are tastier, named varieties of larger size that are available in the nursery trade.
There are loquats in May, apricots in June, apples in August, and pineapple guavas in September, plus the avocado, figs and lemon trees.