Dimocarpus longan, commonly known as the longan is a tropical tree that produces edible fruit. Included in the soapberry family are the lychee, rambutan, guarani, koran, pitomba, Spanish lime, and ackee. Longan is commonly associated with lychee, which is similar in structure but more aromatic in taste.
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About Longan

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Dimocarpus longan
Maximum Reachable Height 30.00 to 40.00 feet
Flower Colour Light brown
Bloom Time April
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • 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.
  • Longan 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.

    Sunlight Full sun to part shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 22 degrees
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Longan special feature

    Grown for fruit, ornamental use and as shade tree.

    Longan uses

    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,

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Longan?

    Longan is commonly known as Dimocarpus longan

    How tall do Longan grow?

    On average Longan grows 30.00 to 40.00 feet

    What color are Longan?

    A Longan plant bears flowers of color Light brown

    When Longan blooms?

    With enough light, Longan may produce Light brown flowers in April

    How hard is Longan to grow?

    A Longan is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Longan need?

    A Longan prefers Full sun to part shade

    How much water does a Longan need?

    A Longan prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Longan need?

    A Longan prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Longan like?

    A Longan prefers 22 degrees

    How often should I fertilize my Longan?

    To encourage Longan growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


    Monday, 17 February 2020

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    Tuesday, 26 November 2019

    It s lovely. The plant was carefully packed and seems to be genuine plant. I m happy with my purchase.

    Sunil Kumar

    Sunday, 24 November 2019

    Where did you get the round plant stands with the feet on them?

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