Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors(hardy down to 30℉) 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 20-40 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 20-40 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Harvest Time:
- Botanical Name:
- Litchi chinensis
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The King of Fruits
The Lychee Tree has it all:
- Attractive ornamental evergreen with Tropical flair
- Delicious fruit with unique taste
- Dense green foliage
- Tolerant Tree, resistant to cold and frost
Lychee Tree: The best kept Ancient Secret
There's a reason the Lychee Tree has been popular for thousands of years. Actually, there are many reasons. To start with, the tree combines oriental style with tropical beauty and offers one of the most delicious fruits that a gardener can harvest. It's a slow grower that can achieve heights of more than 40 feet. But the Lychee fruit tastes so good you'll want to keep it within an arm's reach.
Lush, dark green foliage adds great contrast to the Lychee fruits that hang in bunches like giant, rose colored grapes. The tree is admired both for its tempting fruit as well as the tree's distinctive visual appeal. This tree is an absolute must for your garden or landscape.
Lychee has the Fruit of your Dreams
If your imagination came up with its own fruit with the perfect flavor, it would be the Lychee. It's no wonder many Asian restaurants serve them sometimes accompanied by ice cream after a satisfying meal. A rugged outer skin flakes away easily revealing the delicate, velvety fruit that awaits beneath. Bite into the moist, sweet flesh and experience the rush of exotic flavor unique to the Lychee fruit.
So different in taste, the Lychee's white, somewhat translucent flesh almost defies description. Some say the taste is like combining the flavors of pear, grape and coconut milk all in one fruit. Lychees are easy to prepare and taste delicious when eaten chilled.
Add them to fruit salads or as a wonderful topping on desserts. With flavor this good on such a beautiful tree, isn't it time you planted your Lychee?
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Customer Reviews & Photos
Extremely sensitive to cold temps
Very slow growing plant that is extremely sensitive to cool temps even when covered. So I learned my lesson with the frst and then purchased another and both are remaining in the greenhouse. The one recovered but went from four feet to 18". it took almost a year and its about 22" now and the other is doing great but VERY slow growing.
Lychee in San Jose Ca this Fall
So far so good....the tree came in bushy and beautiful but took a turn right after planting....seemed depressed...leaves were drooping and curling....but now about a month after planting it seems to be thriving again!
Oh my! I was delighted when I received the Lychee tree. It is awesome! Very healthy with no issues. It has recoved from its trip and is starting to put on growth. Very happy with the packing and how fast it was shipped. Thanks for another GREAT buy FGT! 5 stars for you!
I received the first tree it broken contact FGT customer service they took care it right away and sent me another tree . Received the second tree it very healthy. Thank you for the 5 star service.
Happy with the purchase
I ordered two Lychee trees. I had an issue with one but it was quickly resolved by the very friendly and helpful customer service department. My trees were packed well and arrived in good condition. They seem to being doing well after planting them.
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$149 & above||Free Shipping!|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 or 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of April 29th|
|Zones 5||Week of April 14th|
|Zones 6||Week of April 7th|
|Zones 7-11||Ships Now!|