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RAMBUTAN

RambutanBotanical Name: Nephelium lappaceum
Description

Medium sized tropical tree, growing 12 - 20m. Red leathery skin is covered in fleshy soft spines giving it a hairy look. Flesh is translucent, white or pale pink with a sweet mildly acid flavour. The soft seeds are poisonous when raw, although they can be eaten when cooked. 


Trees are very cold sensative and are only suited to the tropics, we only recommend rambutans for tropical Queensland.

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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

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

+10m

Plants required to Pollinate

3 Plants (Male and Female)
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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

Fruiting/Harvest Months

February, March

 

Question & Answer

Why are rambutans not grafted? From: WOOLLOONGABBA QLD

We don't propagate them here at this stage because they are too tropical and hence only sell ones grown from seed.. #Rambutan2436

Are the rambutans grafted? From: REDLYNCH QLD

Under item description it says that it is grown from seed, so no not grafted. #Rambutan2436

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Its tasty sweet fruit like lichi | Kavita Gupta - Jammu, J&K 12-Apr-2012
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Rambutan (Seedling) 8/10

Jonathan8's Edible Fruits
Update: 2394 days 10hrs

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This fruit is number 1! I've always loved it since I was a child, it grows extremely well in the Philippines. I am growing 4 seedlings at the moment. I hope they survive the winter.

Planted: 2011

Qty: 4

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Never


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Rambutan 10/10

MandaB's Edible Fruits
Update: 2446 days 14hrs

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I love rambutan and the kids at school think they are amazing. Has anyone successfully grown one in Brisbane. I have a nice warm rock to try it on but I cant get stock, I may try planting seeds again I am pretty sure they need to be planted shallow as the ones I tried last year died before reaching the surface of the soil. If anyone can help me get one that would be great.


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Terrastrega's Edible Fruits
Update: 1040 days 10hrs

Comments: - Just arrived from El Arish Tropical Plants, they send me 2 plants, fingers cross they are one female and one male. Will be in pots for now and greenhouse in winter if needed here in Brisbane. Grew up with Rambutan tree in the backyard and love the fruit.

Pollination: No


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