Longgan is a tropical tree species that produces edible fruit. It is one of the better-known tropical members of the soapberry family Sapindaceae, to which the lychee and rambutan also belong. The fruit of the longan is similar to that of the lychee, but less aromatic in taste.
- exotic plant variety
- fruits have long shelf life
- grafted trees may be grown in containers
- grafted seedlings start fruiting within 2-3 years