Longan, Lichi



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.

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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 shade trees.

Longan Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
  • It generally keeps indoor in the living room and in the terrace area

Medicinal Use:

  • Stomach problems such as infections & pain,


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