Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Frost Sensitive – Will Get Damaged and Possibly Killed During Periods of Frost.
Moderate Watering – Requires Regular Watering.
Pruning Required – Needs to be Pruned.
Non Indigenous – Exotic to South Africa.
|Uses in landscape design|
Plant litchi trees in deep, well-drained soil that is kept permanently moist.
This tree bears bunches of round or oval fruit with knobbly, red- brown, leathery skins. The fruit has jelly-like white flesh with a unique flavour. Fruit is ripe when well-developed and red.
Well drained , Moist
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|Common pests and diseases|
Rarely a problem.
Fruit is ripe when well-developed and red.
Litchis are tall-growing subtropical trees that bear bunches of round or oval fruit with knobbly, red- brown, leathery skins. The fruit has jelly-like white flesh with a unique flavour. The large trees are self-fertile, but are not suitable for small gardens.
Botanical Pronunciation: LEE-chee chih-NEN-sis
Litchi chinensis requirements and featuresinfo on these icons
Requires moderate maintenance.