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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) are sold in Asian supermarket. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝在亞洲超市有賣.

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) the look is just like its common name ‘Hairy Lychee’. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝的熟果外形果真如其名.

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) fruit size. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝一顆可以一手掌握.

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) fruit in whole, half peeled, peeled fruit, halved fruit and seed. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝的帶皮果實,半去皮,完全去皮,去掉一半果肉及種子.

Tropical fruit tree.  It is easy to grow in warm/hot climate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small yellowish green fragrant flowers.  Flowers attract bees.  In warm/hot climate, mature trees are able to flower and fruit twice a year.   Fruit with red or yellow hairy coating (peel), the inner flesh is white, sweet and juicy.  Seed size and shape is like an almond.  USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:40’+(H) X 30′-40′(W).  Propagate by fresh seeds, grafting or air-layering.  Seeds have short viability. Plant is either male or female.

熱帶果樹.  在氣候溫暖/炎熱的地區很容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  開黃綠色有香味的小花.  花頗吸引蜂類.   種植地區夠熱的話一年可開花結果兩次.  果實外皮為紅色或黃色,外皮有粗毛,果肉白,甜而多汁.  果肉內含種子一枚,大小與形狀如一枚杏仁豆. 植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高40呎以上,寬幅30-40呎.  繁殖方式以種子,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.  新鮮種子的活性很短.  植株為雌雄異株.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rambutan                                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%BA%A2%E6%AF%9B%E4%B8%B9       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/61024/#b                       http://www.kcfa.org.tw/LS/Display.asp?Num=109&Num2=9