mystery tree/plant

Natasha Keogh asked 10 years ago
this tree/plant was planted by a neighbour who moved before i could ask him what it was.. its been about a year.. i’d really appreciate you telling me what it is as i really like it and want to move it into my garden but need to know soil/site preferences and how big it’ll get

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
Hard to tell exzctly, The tree appears to be a loquat or Eriobotrya which is borderline hardy or it could be a Spanish chestnut or Castanea, which is hardy. The former is evergreen, the latter deciduous.

Loquat is a small tree, castanea is very large. Either goods in any goog soil.