Dimocarpus longan – Longan (3)

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Hoogte: 8 m.

Bloeit: mei-jun

Type: TTr

Winterhard in: zones 9-11 (5 Celsius)


Kuipplant. Fraaie boom met vruchten die lijken op litchees. In Azie ook medicinaal gebruikt.


Zaai-instructies: Kiem in ca. 4 wk, 25-30C

Plant-instructies: Beschutte, warme plek in halfschaduw. Niet laten uitdrogen.




A handsome, erect, fast-growing, evergreen tree with a many-branched crown, usually growing 9 - 14 metres tall but able to reach a height of 25 metres or more. The bole can be 1 metre in diameter, sometimes with buttresses. The fruit is highly valued in the Orient, especially in China, both as a food and as a medicine. It is often sold in local markets and is also sometimes exported. The tree is often cultivated in tropical, subtropical and frost-free warm temperate areas for its edible fruit.


Height: 8 m.

Flowers: may-jun

Type: TTr

Hardy in: zones 9-11 (5 Celsius)


Sowing instructions: Germinates in about 4 weeks at 25-30 Celsius


Planting instructions: Sheltered spot in partial shade. Don’t let the soil dry out.