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Loquat Season

Fans of exotic fruits will be delighted with this unusual citrus

Loquat Season in Los Angeles - Best Time
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In April and May, you can see beautiful green trees strewn with bright orange oval fruits everywhere in Los Angeles. As soon as the fruit acquires a golden colour, it can be harvested. This is a kind of citrus tree which is called loquat. It is sweet and sour, reminiscent of apricot, apple, and strawberry.

Loquat Season in Los Angeles - Best Season

Loquat is eaten fresh and some people also prepare jam, wine, juices, desserts, salsa, and much more. Leaves of loquat are used as a tea to improve digestion. Some residents use loquat seeds instead of coffee. You can prepare a delicious citrus liqueur from the loquat peel.

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