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Longan Tree (Dimocarpus longana)

LonganDescription: An erect, evergreen tree, rough bark with long spreading branches. The fruit is borne in clusters, brown to brownish-green, pulp is white to translucent, very sweet with a single black seed. Fruit matures from August to September. The flesh is whitish, translucent and somewhat musky and sweet.

Size: Large tree (30-40 feet) Can be pruned to keep size smaller and fruit accessible.

Location: Plant at least 30 feet from power lines and 16-22 feet from your house.

Salt tolerance: Low.

Watering: Water during planting and for one year thereafter. May need to water during fruiting if under drought conditions.

Fertilization: Do not fertilize until 6 months after planting. Call 305-248-3311 ext.228 for fertilizing information specific to your tree.

Pruning: Wait one year to prune.

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