~Biew Kiew Longan
Longans are usually eaten fresh but are also dried, canned, or made into delicious dessert sauces and sorbets. It is a delicious, juicy fruit with a very sweet flavor, and a single seed. It is a large spreading tree which is easily managed with annual pruning. It produces best below 2000’. ‘Biew Kiew’ is a popular commercial variety. It has large sweet fruit, bears well and has a good shelf life. ‘Sri Champoo’ is another recommended variety. It has large beautiful, sweet fruit, but not the shelf life of the ‘Biew Kiew’.