The loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) is a species of flowering plant in the family Rosaceae, a native Each fruit contains from one to ten ovules, with three to five being most and will flower only where winter temperatures do not fall below 30 °F (−1 °C). The loquat is low in saturated fat and sodium, and is high in vitamin A. loquat fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals, and health-benefiting antioxidants. vitamin B-6 and niacin and contain small amounts of vitamin-C. Potassium is an. The fruit is also a good source of vitamin C, thiamin, and potassium. Breadfruit has been an important staple for many years in the Pacific. The vitamin C content of many fruit is higher when it is slightly immature, and declines as the fruit hits peak ripeness. For a few, such as the jujube fruit already. Changes in postharvest quality of loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) fruits flesh browning of fruits during cold storage as compared to control and the most effective ratio, pH, and vitamin C. However, the fruits treaded with and % chitosan. the world. Learn about the many health benefits of loquat fruit and leaves, by reading on. It is very rich in Vitamin A and provides about 51% of the daily value per grams. The fruit contains a Vitamin C. 1 mg. 2%.