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PlantFiles: Lychee
Litchi chinensis 'Brewster'

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Family: Sapindaceae (sap-in-DAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Litchi (LEE-chee) (Info)
Species: chinensis (chi-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Brewster

8 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Trees

Height:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive phoenixtropical On Jul 18, 2006, phoenixtropical from Mesa, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

Amazingly, lychee grow and produce in the Phoenix Arizona area when given a good microclimate and plenty of water. I think growth is slower here then in other places.

http://www.phoenixtropicals.com/lychee.html

Positive stressbaby On May 20, 2006, stressbaby from Fulton, MO wrote:

Excellent taste; medium to large fruit, medium to large seed; likes plenty of water; vigorous grower; set fruit in greenhouse in zone 5b.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Mesa, Arizona
Fort Myers, Florida
Merritt Island, Florida
Rockledge, Florida
Venice, Florida
Wailuku, Hawaii



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