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.
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||Dimocarpus longan|
|Maximum Reachable Height||30.00 to 40.00 feet|
|Flower Colour||Light brown|
|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.
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|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Longan Special Feature
Grown for fruit, ornamental use and as shade tree.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area
- Stomach problems such as infections & pain,