Longan, Lichi - Plant
Description for Longan, Lichi
Dimocarpus longan, commonly known as the longan, is a tropical tree that produces edible fruit. It is one of the better-known tropical members of the soapberry family, to which the lychee also belongs. It is native to Southern Asia
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Dimocarpus longan||Light brown||April||30.00 to 40.00 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Fertilize longan trees with a balanced 5-5-5 fertilizer every two months, beginning with 1/4 pound fertilizer one month after planting
Spread the fertilizer over the soil from the trunk to the drip line and water thoroughly.
|Full sun to part shade||well-drained soil||Medium||22 degrees||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Longan
- Longan trees thrive in warm climates, but tolerate temperatures down to 22 degrees Fahrenheit for brief intervals.
- Plant the longan trees in the sunniest, highest, and driest part of the garden, as they require well-drained soil
- Even a few days of waterlogged soil can kill longan trees. In a container garden, the trees grow 7 to 10 feet tall, while trees in the yard grow 15 to 25 feet tall.
Typical uses of Longan
Special features: Grown for fruit, ornamental use and as shade tree.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
Medicinal use: Stomach problems such as infections & pain,