Longan - Kohala (Marcot)

Dimocarpus longan

Longan Kohala Fruit with translucent flesh and quite a tiny seed that is ready to eat with the tasty longan flavour we all love

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Large fruit with an aromatic sweet to spicy taste. Early season heavy cropping variety. Closely related to Lychees, Longans are highly valued in South east Asia. They are hardier and quicker growing.
Other Names: Dragon Eye Fruit

$69.00 ($69.00-$97.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Longan - Kohala (Marcot)

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From MarcotLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

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

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

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, 4-5 Years

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

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April

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Longan - Kohala (Marcot) Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 4y ago


Very slow to establish.  Hope to see better growth this year.  Purchased from Daleys.September 2009:  No growth activity.  Applied sulphate of potash and watered in.October 2009:  No growth activity, and no, the plant is not dead.  Applied a han...

★★★★ 6y ago


This was a fruit I grew up with being from Borneo.

★★★★★ 10y ago

CAWONGLA, NSW, Australia

This tree is finally getting a go on, it has done nothing for the past 2 years, and has a flush of new growth and looks fabulous at last. Slow to establish and much less vigorous than a seedling.  The first crop in 2011 was delicious and the birds ign...

★★★ 11y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Fairly tough tree.  Slow Growing but healthy.  Tried to fruit 2009 but small fruit remove to encourage better growth.

Chris Gueho
12y ago

Atherton, QLD, Australia

Longan - Kohala marcotted

What a fantastic tree, mine is about 3 yrs old and fruiting quiet heavily in this high altitude climate, a must have fruit tree!

★★★★ 12y ago

Noble Park, VIC, Australia

Many new shoots, altho some dies back duriing the 46degree heatwave

12y ago

Urangan, QLD, Australia

2nd year planted in ground. Tree pretty tall already approx 2.5 m vertical. Not spreading. Wish it was growing sideways more and up less. Currently, there appears to be 2-3 flower spikes, but not sure as they are too high up to have a close look. Finge...

Kevin Dunnett
14y ago

Coburg Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Longan - Kohala marcotted

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