Litchi (lechee) plants (trees)

DeJean Jan_Doumen at
Wed Aug 6 03:01:09 EST 1997

Rodger Whitlock wrote:

# You should be able to find fresh lichees for sale this time of year. 
# Just start one from the seed inside.

Are sure this will work? I just return from China and brought 5 lychee
seeds and 5 dragon eye (logan?) seeds with me. I was planning to try them
out as a bonsai room plant (it freezes too much in Belgium during the
winter period). Yesterday I was searching the web and found a page which
had a fairly extensive information sheet (reference at the bottom) which
states that the seeds are only viable for one or two days and that using
seeds is not a reliable source for producing high yield trees. Is there
anybody around who has every succesfully grown lychee trees from seeds?



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