How should I fertilize and care for a lychee tree?

Gardens & Landscapes March 26, 2010 Print Friendly and PDF
As a general rule, add one pound of general-purpose fertilizer per year for every one inch diameter of the trunk of bearing trees. Add most of the fertilizer after harvest, and then a lighter application at elongation of the fruiting panicle (much-branched indeterminate flower stalk) and when the fruits are the size of a pea. For more information, look at the College of Tropical Agriculture Fact Sheet: "Lychee"

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