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The lychee tree is handsome, dense, round-topped and slow growing with evergreen leaves having 6to9 elliptic oblong and lanceolate abruptly pointed leaves. Colour of leaves varies from light green to dark green
The lychee, litchi, liechee, liche, lizhi or li zhi, or lichee is the sole member of the genus Litchi in the soapberry family, Sapindaceae.
Common name(s): Litchi chinensis
Flower colours: Green
Bloom time: April to May
Max reachable height: 20 to 30 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
Planting and care
Place one lychee seed into each cup, on its side, at a depth of 3 to 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 to 4 weeks, the shoot will grow to 3 to 4 inches in size and develop dark green leaves.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained soil
Temperature: 24 degrees C
Fertilizer: 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.