Loquat Trees are a useful Landscaping tree.  Their leaves are dark green on the top and silver to auburn on the bottom depending on variety, this nicely shaped tree is used throughout South Florida in commercial Landscaping.  Loquat Trees are easy to grow and can be kept to a small tree (6' to12") if pruned.  

See detailed information on the University of Florida Website - Loquat Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

Loquat Varieties at Spyke's Tropical Nursery: Christmas, Ed's Delight (Large Sweet), Champagne (Sweet-Spicey),