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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #125 on: August 11, 2017, 02:12:39 PM »
great work! I your friend post some of these photos on FB too.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #126 on: August 12, 2017, 04:49:26 PM »
Good work. Inspiration for others to give it a try.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #127 on: August 12, 2017, 05:15:12 PM »
That's Amazing Max, when I saw it,  it looked super healthy.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #128 on: August 17, 2017, 02:23:26 PM »
Can anyone spot what's wrong with these longan leaves??


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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #129 on: February 11, 2018, 04:53:30 PM »
I have successfully fruited Huang Lai lychees from my longan tree. My proudest achievement in the gardening world. Fruit was so so so good. Flesh was juicy soft and melting sweet with very good aroma.  Also, majority of the seeds were tiny. No rag and tanium after taste like some other lychees.

















Hey Max, how is your Heurng Lai Lychee grafted onto Longan doing? Also I was wondering if you know what variety is the rootstock Longan?

Anyone else have a successful graft of Lychee onto Longan?

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #130 on: February 11, 2018, 06:42:20 PM »
Hi,

Great experience.

I would like information and the reverse is possible?

I have adult lychee trees, but eventually, they suffer attack from the erinose mite, I wanted to use the adult and strong lychee trees to graft longans is this possible?
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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #131 on: February 12, 2018, 12:06:58 PM »
Here you go. I tried couple weeks ago and crossing my fingers.  My in law airlayed Longan tree and gave it to us.  Lychee is from my brother.  I dont have their names.  Will see.









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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #132 on: February 15, 2018, 04:04:40 PM »
2018 updates, not much happening yet. Both grafts are still looking very healthy. The longan tree is active now, so should see some action soon. Sorry, donít exactly what cultivar the longan rootstock is. But, guessing a kohala.
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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #133 on: February 15, 2018, 05:44:25 PM »
Hey Max, thanks for the update! Iím about to innarch Emperor Lychee onto Lychee seedling rootstock to see if I can increase its growth rate and adapt better to our soil conditions. With your successful Lychee onto Longan grafts, it gives me hope it is possible. I am still a bit worried about long term graft incompatibility but each year that your grafts stays alive gives me that much more hope. Lychees hate my heavy clay soil but Longan is growing fine in it. Thanks again for the update Max.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #134 on: May 23, 2018, 03:39:29 PM »
I tried grafting Lychee on Longan again, this time I got sweet heart and hakip onto longan, both took. So far I got 3 out of 3 takes on Lychee grafts on longan. Stay tuned for pics

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #135 on: October 28, 2018, 03:47:35 PM »
Hey Max,
Any update on the lychee on longan graft?

2018 updates, not much happening yet. Both grafts are still looking very healthy. The longan tree is active now, so should see some action soon. Sorry, donít exactly what cultivar the longan rootstock is. But, guessing a kohala.
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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #136 on: October 28, 2018, 03:52:45 PM »
How are your grafts doing this time?

I tried grafting Lychee on Longan again, this time I got sweet heart and hakip onto longan, both took. So far I got 3 out of 3 takes on Lychee grafts on longan. Stay tuned for pics

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #137 on: October 29, 2018, 09:06:52 AM »
May grafts have grown very well. Sep grafts took but are small, but looking great too. They need to make thru the winter first.
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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #138 on: October 29, 2018, 07:37:41 PM »
May grafts have grown very well. Sep grafts took but are small, but looking great too. They need to make thru the winter first.

That's awesome.  It gives me hope in Phoenix. 
Did you do veneer grafts?  Please let us know your method?
I was going to graft Emperor to Brewster, but longan is much better for the high pH soil and water here.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #139 on: October 30, 2018, 02:01:48 AM »
Something I want to mention here, just because a graft survives doesn't mean it's graft compatible. Sometimes grafting incompatibilities can show up later, a year or two later. It is believed this may likely be due to differing grow rates between the two, and this type of delayed graft incompatibility is particularly common when the scion (top part) is the one that has a slower growth rate. Then the base variety has a tendency to overgrow the graft, and the grafted part isn't able to draw much energy out of the tree because most of the energy is being diverted to natural growth coming out of the rootstock variety.

Even if survival is long-term, it may still not be considered "graft compatible". The tree could be heavily dwarfed or stunted, and may not be the healthiest or grow the most vigorously. This could potentially affect fruit set.

Usually heavy dwarfing has an effect of inducing early precociousness (fruits, or more fruits begin growing early in the tree's juvenile lifespan), but if the dwarfing is severe enough that it is stunting growth, there could be the reverse effect.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #140 on: October 30, 2018, 04:48:30 PM »
established lychees grow very vigrously here in So Cal once in ground for 2-3 yrs. so growth rate is not an issue here at all. Someone on this forum actually fruited lychees on longan already. yes, time will tell how it goes, but that is what we are trying to establish, in So Cal put Lychee on much better performing Longan root stock and see how it does.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #141 on: July 30, 2019, 12:08:11 PM »








No Mai Tsz , instant fruiting from graft point, no growth. Counted 18 fruits



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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #142 on: July 30, 2019, 12:32:45 PM »
Nice, I took out all the fruits as my graft was not strong to hold it. now its flushing nicely. hopefully it will hold lot of fruits next year. When did you graft?

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #143 on: July 30, 2019, 12:55:33 PM »
Thanks Behl's, graft was done late September 2018

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #144 on: July 30, 2019, 12:59:14 PM »
Thanks Behl's, graft was done late September 2018

wow, I got blooms too, but took off the blooms. does your graft has any port to push growth? looks like all pennicles

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #145 on: July 30, 2019, 01:07:14 PM »
Looks awesome, please post an update when the fruit fill out. I want to confirm itís the right variety.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #146 on: July 31, 2019, 12:41:00 AM »
Behl, it's very likely after fruiting the graft will die. Who knows, might get lucky and get some vegetative growth.

Simon, there are many different versions of No Mai Tsz? The YouTube video/pictures I saw from Sulcata Grove on nmz looks different. Guess will just have to wait and see

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #147 on: August 16, 2019, 01:35:45 AM »
All the NO Mai Tsz fruits dropped around this stage, just enough to have some sweetness and flavor. Definitely unique taste. Notice all the fruits have the bulging neck and 100% tiny kernel.


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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #149 on: August 16, 2019, 01:39:40 AM »
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