Small, 1-2" yellow-brown skinned fruit bearing a passing resemblance to the longan. Fruits have a mild acidic grapefruit-like flavor and are tasty in their own right. The flesh is firm but juicy, and translucent white in color.
Seeds are now available at our seed store.
Medium sized, ultra-tropical tree from 30-50ft.
It cannot tolerate any cold and will defoliate at temperatures below 40F.
It grows best in humid conditions with plentiful water year-round. It is not adapted to climates with long dry seasons.
By seed, and by grafting. Seeds remain viable for 7-10 days. Seedling trees take 10-20 years to fruit.
Fruits are generally eaten fresh.
Native to Malaysia and the Philippines. The langsat is cultivated throughout Southeast Asia and is grown commercially.