Longan | Kohala

Longan | Kohala

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If you love Lychees then we think you will love Longans. Producing clusters of sweet juicy fruit wrapped in a pale gold skin, Longans make a wonderful addition to the edible garden. They are hardy and produce large crops and can grow well either in the ground or in a large pot.

Please contact us if you have any questions about buying this fruit tree.

Tree Specifications

Scientific Name
Dimocarpus Longan
Pot Size
4 Litres
Purchase Height
1-2 foot from top of soil to tip of plant
Maximum Height
5-10 metres - easily able to be kept pruned to 3 metres
Propagation Method
Marcotted / Air Layered (find out more)

Top Tips for Planting

  • Plant in full sun
  • Requires well drained soil with plenty of organic matter

Top Tips for Growing

  • First application of fertiliser should be applied 4-6 months of planting
  • From then on fertiliser should be applied in small quantities 3 - 4 times a year or as the product you are using directs.
  • Regular watering required. Using mulch around the base will help to keep the soil moist but leave a gap of 4-6 inches from the trunk. 


Is it suitable for growing in pots?

Absolutely! It will grow wonderfully in a very large pot that has good drainage and it will produce great crops.

How much water does it require?

Longans require regular watering.

When will it start fruiting?

Fruit will start to be produced 2-3 years after planting.

Delivery Information

Please contact us if you would like to discuss delivery options. There is a minimum order requirement of $65 and delivery charges apply. Alternatively, order online and come and collect from us. See our Collection and Delivery Policy (Shipping Policy) for more information.

Fruit Trees make Great Gifts!

How about giving a Fruit Tree for someone's birthday or special occasion?

For something extra special, you can choose a tree that will bear fruit around that time.

Check out our Fruiting Calendar to find the perfect variety.

Not sure what to choose? Consider a gift card.