Origin: China to Malaysia
Introduced to Lancetilla in 1927, the Lychee tree can reach a height of 10 m, and the fruit is very popular for its delicious taste and texture. The red coloured shell of the fruit encloses a soft light pink pulp, which is can eaten, or turned into juice. The seeds can be toasted to make a type of chocolate.
tree with ripe fruits (var. Broster)
Infloresence (var. Broster)