Common Name: Lychee
Botanical Name: Litchi chinensis
Origin: Southeast China
Avg. Height x Width: 25' x 25'
Season: Mid May to Mid June in South Florida
Damage Temp: 24 - 28 F
Lychees are one of the most renowned fruits of the world. Today they are grown on every continent except Antarctica, and they are famed as the "King of Fruits." Despite their worldwide distribution, they remain one of China's best kept secrets. They can best be described as having the flavor of passion fruit and grapes with the scent of a red rose. The fruit are highly addictive, and they can quickly become an expensive habit.