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Nawazy

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Longan plant
« on: November 16, 2017, 02:28:15 PM »
Hi , a month back  I sowed 2 longan seeds , both sprouted but one successfully grown to 2 inches plant with 4 leafs.I am observing, it grown swiftly but from 2 days it's speed reduced.How long does it take to grow to bear fruits and I want to know the basics and tips and tricks of longan to take care from a little plant to tree...... HELP MY LITTLE PLANT..😢

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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2017, 04:33:37 PM »
I heard 20 years from seed.

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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2017, 05:49:13 PM »
Along with taking a while to fruit the tree won't grow true from seed.
My brother planted a tree around 10 years ago and it hasn't fruited yet,
in the meantime try to get a tree that was air layered and/or plant out 20 seeds and
get some scions and try grafting. I have heard grafting is not easy?

Nawazy

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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2017, 11:32:28 PM »
Will you people please inform me how to take care from small baby Longan plant?

Nawazy

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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2017, 11:35:25 PM »




My little plant
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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2017, 12:00:41 AM »
Lots of water and I fertilize with rabbit manure and I mulch heavy and I constantly
add oak leaves. pine needles, coffee grounds and organic material. In our humid summer the
tree constantly flushes new growth. I have used synthetic fertilizer in the past and it cause
leave burn. During the winter I cut back on water 1-2 times a week. I have 2 Kohalas, 1 Sri champoo,
1 biew kiew, and 1 fortune eye. I believe these types need a dry cool winter for fruit set. The fortune eye
is a steady producer so far. 

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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2017, 08:28:54 AM »
Longan can fruit as quik as five years from seed, they grow fast from seed and if they come from a good cultivar the seedlind is almost always good. Good fruit like chompoo or bk.They fruit much faster from seed than lychee.

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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2017, 08:54:26 PM »
Shot is right,of course depends on the type and climate

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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2017, 10:47:57 PM »
my koala started from seeds 8-10yrs ago still has no fruits yet. Each year, i keep saying "maybe this year it will fruit".

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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2017, 11:29:38 PM »
I highly doubt a longan fruiting at 5 years from seed, airlayers usually take up to 4 years to fruit.

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Re: Longan plant
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2017, 10:08:20 AM »




Actually I kept my plant in open sky i forgot in afternoon and from that day my plant became sick like this , i am waterering regularly but dont know what to do, 😢will you people please tell and help my little Longan plant. .what happened to my plant please tell me how to cure my plant

 

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