Nephelium lappaceum

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Rambutan
Botanical Name  Nephelium lappaceum
Origin of species  Exotic
Family  Sapindaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  T8
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE  99
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -6. 7 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -5-28 cm
-Width -2-10 cm
-Texture -Glabrous
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Fast
Crown type  Open spread crown
Propagation method  Grafting /seed
Root type  Tap moderate
Preferred Soils  Most soil
Impact on Soil  Add organic matter
Salinity tolerance
Human uses  Fruit
Economic Importance  Fruit, jam, jellies, syrup, medicine, dye
Distribution  Wet, intermediate zone
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  March-April
Flower Color  Green
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit