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Litchi chinensis, Lychee

Lychee has a dense canopy that can catch the wind and either blow the tree over or branches can break. Locate the tree in a protected location to help prevent this. Proper thinning can also help prevent this by allowing wind to past through the canopy. Plants should receive regular watering and fertilization, as iron deficiency can show in alkaline soil.

There is a heavy fruit crop about every three years. Since plants are air layered they produce fruit soon after planting. 'Kiamana' is regular bearing and can be kept fairly small and productive.

Lychee Photos



Lychee Trunk and roots

Lychee leaves


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