Lychee - Bosworth 3

Litchi chinensis

Lychee Bosworth 3

Also known as Kwai Mai Pink, this variety will average 45 to the kg, is small seeded and very sweet. Will produce good crops every year, despite the climate or soil type from NSW to Cape York. Early season.
Other Names: Kwai Mai Pink, Litchee, Litchi

$49.00 ($49.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Lychee - Bosworth 3

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? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Frequent Watering, Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 4-5 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 January, February, December

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Lychee - Bosworth 3 Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 6y ago


This was labelled a Kwai Mai Pink but some say its the same as a Bosworth 3. It will be planted in the ground in time for spring 2015. Seems happy enough so far, no new growth yet.This how now been duo planted in the ground with my Salathiel. B3 is on ...

★★★★★ 6y ago

Perth, W.A.

We had many lychee trees in South Africa until we moved to Perth.  Miss these delicious fruits.  Going to plant one in my backyard soon.

★★★★★ 7y ago


This variety produces large fruit with very good taste and many have small seed. We prune the top after fruiting to keep the size manageable. 

7y ago


It hasn't changed in 18 months. It's not happy or sad...just constant.

7y ago

Bella Vista, NSW

This is also one of my favourites.  Refreshing taste when eaten cold.

★★ 10y ago


thinking maybe... but also put off by the difficulty... would like a dwarf version and haven't found great reviews...

★★★ 10y ago

Bundaberg, Qld, Australia

I just love lychees. This tree is only very young and has struggled to get moving. I mulched the tree with mulch purchased from the local rubbish tip and it has taken off. New growth abounding which is a little odd for winter time. All my trees seem to...

★★★★ 11y ago

Brandon, Qld, Australia

the fruit are fantastic but youhave to be quick to beat the birds and foxes

★★★ 11y ago

New Lambton Heights, NSW, Australia

dont fertilize when young very senstitive to wind

★★★ 12y ago

Noble Park, VIC, Australia

growing slowly

★★★★ 12y ago


Just planted (Aug09)July 2010 - doing very well. I think it loves the constant subsoil moisture from the Biolytix. Not phased by the scorching summer or wind.Nov 2010: Now in a 35L tree bag in an enclosed shade house. Has a dozen fruit at present and l...

★★★★ 12y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Steady grower - really starting to take-off now 2010

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