Plant Care Longan

Longan

Also known as

dragon's-eye

Taxonomy

Dimocarpus longan
Dimocarpus
Sapindaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Longan

Water

How often to water your Longan

Water needs for Longan
0.5 cups
every 9

Longan needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Longan in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Longan: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Longan may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Longan

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Longan: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Longan after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Longan

Longan

Longan


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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