Fijian Longan

Pometia pinnata

Pometia pinnata (Fijian longan, island lychee, langsir) By Forest and Kim Starr [CC BY 2.0] (Photo Credits)

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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Specifications of Fijian Longan

Preferred Climate TropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas NSW, VIC, SA, WA, ACT

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months August, September

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Fijian Longan Reviews & Tips

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Albert Sittler
6y ago

Mission Beach, QLD, Australia

Fijian Longan

Fijian Longan are easy to grow. Seeds sprouts after 2 month. Plants will grow well under wet tropical conditions.

Oscar Mendoza
9y ago

Burbank, CA-US

Fijian Longan

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