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PitangatubaMoray

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Lychee
« on: November 20, 2020, 03:50:46 PM »
Are air layered Lychee trees good container plants?

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Re: Lychee
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2020, 05:15:01 PM »
My assumption is no for most varieties.  That said it may be possible with slower growing varieties like Emperor or No Mai Tsze.

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Re: Lychee
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2020, 06:35:52 PM »
No experience with container lychees but lychees are a very large tree, so it may not be a good candidate for a container.

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Re: Lychee
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2020, 06:47:08 PM »
Yes while it is easy to keep them alive in smaller pots you have to keep stepping them up and in the end you are fighting a loosing battle. If you have a greenhouse I would suggest planting them in ground. Mine is planted in ground and is doing great...hope that helps!
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Re: Lychee
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2020, 06:52:33 PM »
We have fruited Emperor in 25 gal pots, but they were hard to keep watered enough and we had a lot of fruit splitting.

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Re: Lychee
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2020, 08:20:04 PM »
Growing lychees in pots is not recommended.
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Re: Lychee
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2020, 08:59:45 PM »
I agree with Rob, itís possible but I would not recommend it unless you are experienced with nutrient lock(non organic), perched water table, root pruning, etc...

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Re: Lychee
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2020, 09:18:54 PM »
Is there a list of tropical fruit trees that do fruit and grow well in containers?  I'm considering planting some fruit trees in containers if I don't end up having space for all the trees I want.