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FIJIAN LONGAN

Pometia pinnata (Fijian longan, island lychee, langsir)By Forest and Kim Starr CC BY 2.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Pometia pinnata
Description

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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$29.00 0 Seedling Pot: 2.5L
Height: 50-60cm
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$19.75 0 Seedling Pot: 0.5L
Height: 20-30cm
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Fijian Longan fruiting on the Tree

Plant Information or Specifications

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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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Preferred Climate

Tropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

+10m

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)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

WA

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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Interesting fruit | Oscar Mendoza - Burbank, CA-US 20-May-2012

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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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