Longan farming is quite popular among those interested in farming or general agriculture world. First thing first, you have to make sure you get high quality seeds for future longan trees.
High quality longan seeds usually come from artificial vegetative reproduction which is stem transplant. It’s actually not recommended to farm longans from actual seeds because it’s not efficient in time and productivity level.
Durian Aromatic Longan
The variety comes from Thailand. Characteristics:
Straight, stiff leaves, dark green in color
Strong and sturdy stems and branches
Thick meat, small seed, white, thin skin for fruits
Starts bearing fruit around 8-12 months old
Harvest productivity around 3-4 kg per tree aged 1.5 years old and up
Diamond River Longan
This variety comes from China and is farmed a lot in Malaysia and Indonesia. Characteristics:
Bright green leaves, 10 cm in length and 3-4 cm in width