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Botanical Name: Dimocarpus australianus

This rare species is a sml-med attractive tree 8-15m naturally occuring in Nth QLD. A sought after bushfood with a large edible juicy aril that resembles the asian lychee in taste. Prefers protected position in sub/ tropical gardens.

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Plant Information or Specifications

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?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

5+ Years

Sun or Shade

Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type

Good Drainage

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)


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Native Lychee (Seedling) 4/10

MungoMango1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1384 days 15hrs

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Nice tree, takes a bit to get them started though, they seem to like heavy mulching, and fairly consistent applications of liquid fertilizer, however there is no fruit just yet, but it did have flowers last year 2015.

Not a native Lychee, just don't know how to go back to start of this particular record.

Its a Lychee KIAMANA...

Fruiting Months August, September, October

Planted: 2012

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Very light Seasol, Dynamic Lifter, Miracle Grow, Magnesium Sulphate

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control: Copper Oxychloride

Organic Status:Partially Organic


What fertilizer should i use??

Should i use Potash on Lychee before flowering??

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