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Thai LongansBotanical Name: Dimocarpus longan

This variety from Thailand is well suited to the sub tropics where it receives cooler winters. It is a heavy consistent cropper with good quality fruits that come off later in the season than the Kohala. A close relative to the Lychee tree but much larger, stronger and more cold tolerant. The fruit is deliciously sweet

Other Names: Dragon Eye Fruit
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Height: 60-70cm
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Asian Favourite (#AsianFavourite), Climate Subtropical (#ClimateSubtropical), Climate Tropical (#ClimateTropical), Colour Fruit Skin Brown (#ColourFruitSkinBrown), Grow Full Sun (#GrowFullSun), Leaves Evergreen (#LeavesEvergreen), Pollination Self Fertile (#PollinationSelfFertile), Size Height 5-10m (#SizeHeight5-10m), Size Plant Width 5-10m (#SizePlantWidth5-10m), Sweet (#Sweet), Taste Flesh Sweet (#TasteFleshSweet)

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Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical
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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?


Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

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

Good Drainage

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

March, April, May


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Ching1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2977 days 18hrs

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A tough tree, but slow establishment; Special care is needed when new leaves come out on very hot days, as the heat can easily burn them. No problem to survive the Winter in NSW, just hibernate in Winter. Grow around 30cm yearly.

Planted: 2009

Height 1.1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

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chloelaw1 says... [1514 days 8hrs ago]
any self pollinating longan fruit tree? Is this longan tree suit to plant in robinvale? The weather here can have frost in winter and up to 45 degree in summer.

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Longan - Biew Kiew 8/10

Daisy5's Edible Fruits
Update: 1879 days 14hrs

Comments: - Water: 3d

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Lily says... [1921 days 8hrs ago]
Longans appear to need a short dry season for best flowering, although not as pronounced as for lychees. They are fairly wind resistant and do better in a humid environment.
Lily says... [1921 days 8hrs ago]
Like full sun, hot temp (20-35c), well drained soil

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BobbyB's Edible Fruits
Update: 3758 days 17hrs

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nice- easy to grow

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