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AmeriZao® Dragon: Recent importation from China. Very gnarled cultivar with hair-pin structure. Both shoots and branchlets were twisted. Leafing out very late. Small fruit, OK flavor. Very good edible landscape tree.
AmeriZao® Mushroom: Recent importation from China. Vigorous plant. Medium to big fruit. Gourd or mushroom shaped, Good edible landscape cultivar.
So: Imported by Frank Meyer in 1914. Branches are zigzagged, very good looking trees even in winter. Compact in shape. Round fruit. Non-uniform with big fruit and small fruit with no seeds. Sweet / tart balanced flavor. Good for fresh eating and mediocre for drying. Excellent ornamental cultivar.
AmeriZao® Teapot: Recent importation from China. Vigorous tree. Medium fruit size. Fruit can have 1-5 protuberances on the shoulder and the typical one with two - mimic a miniature teapot with spout and a handle. Medium to late season. Sweet fruit. Good edible landscape plant.