Botanical Name: Pometia pinnata
Also called the Island Lychee this is a large spreading tree reaching 20 - 30m. The round fruits have thin skin that can be green to red and in some cases almost black when they are fully ripe. The opaque flesh is juicy and sweet, it surrounds a single large seed. Fruiting occurs sporadically throughout the year with the main crop coming off in July - August. Suited to tropical areas only
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Asian Favourite (#AsianFavourite), Climate Tropical (#ClimateTropical), Grow Full Sun (#GrowFullSun), Leaves Evergreen (#LeavesEvergreen), Pollination Self Fertile (#PollinationSelfFertile), Rare And Unusual (#RareAndUnusual), Size Height 10m + (#SizeHeight10m+), Sweet (#Sweet), Taste Flesh Sweet (#TasteFleshSweet)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Likes Temps above 5deg
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Suitability in Pots
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
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Customer Comments on Fijian Longan
Interesting fruit | Oscar Mendoza - Burbank, CA-US 20-May-2012
Fijian Longan are easy to grow. Seeds sprouts after 2 month. Plants will grow well under wet tropical conditions. | Albert Sittler - Mission Beach, QLD 22-Dec-2014
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