Litchi ( Grown through seeds ) - Plant
Description for Litchi ( Grown through seeds )
Fill seedling trays or small paper cups with potting soil. Make sure drainage is possible so the soil does not get soggy. Place one lychee seed into each cup, on its side, at a depth of 3-4 inches; then cover. Place the trays or cups in a warm, sunny place like a windowsill, a sun room or a greenhouse.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|lychee, litchi, liechee, liche, lizhi.||Green||April to May||20 to 40 feet tall||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Place one lychee seed into each cup, on its side, at a depth of 3-4 inches; then cover. Place the trays or cups in a warm, sunny place like a windowsill, a sun room or a greenhouse. Water regularly to keep the soil damp. After 3-4 weeks, the shoot will grow to 3-4 inches in size and develop dark green leaves.
|Full sun||Well-drained soil||Medium||25 to 30 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Litchi
- Lychee trees are water lovers and should be irrigated regularly.
- However, avoid creating waterlogged conditions, which may result in diminished health or root rot.
Typical uses of Litchi
Special features: Commercially grown for fruit production. Excellent landscape tree which provides shade, fruit and botanical interest to front or back yards.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.