‘Emperor’ Lychee Nut Tree

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3-in-1 Moisture Meter

Take the guesswork out of watering and light. Quickly and easily determine your plants water and light levels, along with pH value.

  • No batteries required
  • Easy to read moisture, light, and pH levels with large dial.
  • Perfect for Indoor or Outdoor Plants.
  • How to Use: Simply insert moisture meter 3-4 inches into the soil, toggle switch to test moisture, light, or pH level you would like to measure.
  • Designed only for testing soil. Please be sure to not touch stone or hard rock soil.
  • ***Please note that pH test value cannot be applied to any other liquid than water.

Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Scientific Name: Litchi chinensis ‘Emperor’

Common Names: ‘Emperor’ Lychee Nut

Overview: The ‘Emperor’ Lychee Nut tree (Litchi chinensis ‘Emperor’) is a distinguished variety prized for its exceptionally large, sweet fruits. Native to the subtropical regions of China, this variety is well-suited to warm climates, flourishing under the sun’s nurturing rays. The ‘Emperor’ stands out with its compact growth habit, making it an excellent choice for smaller gardens or container cultivation, reaching a manageable height of 10-15 feet when grown in pots.

Each summer, the tree is adorned with clusters of striking, large lychee fruits, enveloped in a rough, red rind. The fruits are known for their juicy, aromatic white flesh, offering a balance of sweetness and tartness that’s truly refreshing. This variety requires well-drained, fertile soil and regular watering, especially during the fruiting and growing seasons.

Description

This Fast Growing Tree Gives the Sweetest Treats

Lychee Nut trees (Litchi chinensis) are tropical evergreens known for their delicious, sweet fruit. Originating from China, these trees have been cultivated for over 2000 years and are now grown in warm climates worldwide. Several varieties are available, like ‘Brewster’, ‘Mauritius’, and ‘Haak Yip’. Each variety has slightly different fruiting times and flavors.

Lychee trees thrive in tropical and subtropical environments. They require a distinct dry and cool period for fruiting, followed by a warm, humid growing season. Lychee trees can grow 30-100 feet tall in the wild, but when cultivated, they’re usually kept at 10-20 feet.

Caring for your Lychee Nut Tree

Caring for Lychee Nut trees requires attention to detail, especially regarding their watering, fertilizing, and pruning needs. With the right conditions and care, these trees can be a long-lasting, fruitful addition to your garden. Remember, patience is key – it can take several years for a lychee tree to bear fruit, but the wait is definitely worth it for the delicious harvest you’ll enjoy!

Light

Choose a location that receives full sunlight for at least six hours daily. Lychee trees thrive in tropical and subtropical environments. They require a distinct dry and cool period for fruiting, followed by a warm, humid growing season.

Water

Lychee trees require consistent moisture, especially during the growing season. Avoid waterlogging, as it can lead to root rot. Mature trees are somewhat drought-tolerant but bear more fruit with adequate watering.

Soil

Plant in well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Apply organic mulch around the base to retain moisture and suppress weeds.

Fertilizing

Use a balanced, slow-release fertilizer with equal parts nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. Fertilize every two months during the growing season and reduce in winter.

Pruning

Prune in late winter or early spring before new growth begins. Remove dead or diseased branches, thin out crowded areas, and shape the tree. This promotes better airflow and light penetration, essential for fruit production.

Pests and Diseases

Watch out for aphids, mites, and borers. Use appropriate insecticides or natural predators like ladybugs. Fungal diseases can be a problem. Prevent them by ensuring good air circulation and avoiding overhead watering.

 

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