A young Red Ball Lychee ready to set a good crop.

(1/3) A young Red Ball Lychee ready to set a good crop.

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Lychee Red ball variety showing flesh seed and size comparission

(3/3) Lychee Red ball variety showing flesh seed and size comparission By Australian Lychee Growers Association (ALGA) [All Rights Reserved, Used By Permission] (Photo Credits)

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Lychee - Red Ball

Litchi chinensis
Fruits at a young age. Attractive large red fruit with relatively small seed. Excellent sweet flavour. Mid season, the fruits are about 40g in weight. Fast growing tree. Recently imported Chinese variety that will become more widely commercially planted.
Other Names: Lichee, Lychi, Liche

$84.00 ($84.00-$120.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Lychee - Red Ball

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From MarcotLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

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)

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

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

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

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

Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April

Fertiliser All Purpose, Compost, Sulphur

Plant Width 4-6m

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Lychee - Red Ball Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Chad
★★★★★ 1y ago

LAKE ILLAWARRA, NSW, Australia

Lychee - Red Ball

Received in 2020 from Daley's. Flowered for the first time in December 2021, got a few fruit in March. 88cm tall.

Annie
3y ago

Adelaide , SA, Australia

Lychee - Red Ball

Had this tree (along with3 other lychees) under the shade of a huge apple tree, over 2 days of 38 degree heat. All other lychees did fantastic, but the red ball literally died within 2 days, all leaves just turned brown. This tree cant tolerate >38 degree

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