Rambutan tree

Rambutan tree growing tree of the genus Nephelium also known as Nephelium lappaceum, Rambutan tree perennial evergreen plant and grow in tropic climate.

Flower color are white the size 1-2 mm the flowers are separate to female and male flowers on separate trees.

Rambutan hairy fruits

Fruit are cover with light skin, the color of the skin can be yellow, orange or red with soft spines that pilled easily. The flesh is white with special structure remind little bit onion, some cultivar are easy to take off the seeds, the fruit taste remind the Lychee fruits.

Seeds are edible and taste look like almonds.

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Rambutan tree fruit
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Requirements for growing Rambutan tree care:

Rich soil, well drained than 5C, humidity, 2 trees: female and male

What is the best way to start growing Nephelium lappaceum:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Rambutan tree?
Yes, recommend grafting male and female on the same tree

Difficulties/Problems with growing Nephelium lappaceum:
Sensitive to winds

When is the best time to plant a Rambutan tree tree:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases in Rambutan tree:
Aphids, ants, termite

When is the best time to prune a Rambutan tree tree?
Autumn / Winter

How to prune a Rambutan tree:
Dead and week branches

What is the size of a Rambutan tree tree?
5-10 m

Growth speed in Rambutan tree:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Rambutan tree Irrigation Water Management:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Rambutan tree:
Full Sun / Half Shade

It is possible to grow Rambutan tree indoor?

Growing Rambutan tree is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

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When does Rambutan tree bloom?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Flower color are white the size 1-2 mm the flowers are separate to female and male flowers on separate trees

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When does Rambutan tree yield:
Autumn / Winter

Pests or diseases in Rambutan tree fruit:
Aphids, birds

What can be done with big quantities of Rambutan tree fruit?
Eaten raw, jelly, jams, alcohol

Work requirements on the Rambutan tree fruit:
Cover with net against the birds

How long does it take for a Rambutan tree to bear fruit?
3-6 years

Ripening of Rambutan tree fruit:
Can be taken before it's fully ripen