Euphoria longana
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Euphoria longana


  family sapindaceae 
  genus euphoria 

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Genus  Euphoria Species  longana Variety  Cultivar  Common names  longan Family  SAPINDACEAE Specimen number  S2667 Data source  GrUnFr p199
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Tree Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height    Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The fruit is 1 inch in diameter, covered with small knobby warts, green colored skins usually turn red when ripe surrounding a juicy translucent flesh and a single seed. It has a slightly acid taste. Among its many possible uses in the kitchen, Euphoria longana is often used in sweets and as syrup. Longan is most often used dried.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Cutting   Layering Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Sweets   Dried   Syrup Nutritional value  Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts 1 inch in diameter, covered with small knobby warts, green colored skins usually turn red when ripe surrounding a juicy translucent flesh and a single seed Flavor / texture  has a slightly acid taste
Horticulture notes  No special fertilization is necessary for Euphoria longana to produce fruit. Longan can be propagated using a cutting or by layering. This plant probably originates from Ceylon, India, Burma and China.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Euphoria longana is evergreen.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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