5 Fresh Rambutan Fruit Seeds Nephelium Lappaceum
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This listing is for 5 fresh Rambutan Seeds NOT the fruit.
All of my seeds go through a 1-week fermentation cycle to kill all potential diseases and bacteria to ensure healthy plants.
Rambutan Fruit Aka Nephelium Lappaceum is a fruit with flesh that looks like the lychee fruit with a sweet/sour flavor with the texture and taste kind of like a very large grape. It is high in iron, vitamin C, copper, and antioxidants. Rambutan fruit trees bear fruit that is indeed hairy in appearance. The fruit (or berry) is oval-shaped, with a larger seed in the middle of each fruit. Rambutan trees are hermaphrodite (Male & Female) so they don't need a pollinator. The trees are evergreen with a dense, spreading crown. These trees grow 50-80 feet tall.
Rambutan Grow Zone:
Rambutans grow in tropical to semi-tropical regions. They thrive in warm, moist temperatures from 71-86 degrees Fahrenheit. Even a few days of temps below 50 degrees Fahrenheit will kill these heat lovers. So, rambutan trees are best grown in warm regions are in a greenhouse or sunroom in containers.
How to grow Rambutan From Seeds:
To grow rambutan from seed, plant the seed in a well-draining pot filled with organic soil & sand. Place the seed in the dirt and lightly cover with soil. It will take between 10-21 days for the seed to germinate. It will take about two years for the tree to be big enough to transplant outdoors; the tree will be about a foot tall and still fragile, so it is better to re-pot it than actually put it in the ground. The transplanted tree should be placed in a ceramic pot (do not place in a plastic pot) with soil that is equally part sand, vermiculite, and peat for best drainage. Your tree should fruit in 4-5 years