Longan production, an important commercial crop in the northern part of Thailand, therefore becoming the local crop for export, offers a good opportunity to meet the needs of many European consumers.
Longan fruit, known as a local tropical tree belonging to southern China, has a tropical climate characteristic, tropical fruit trees are well adapted to the region, give good crops and have a high income compared to other products, has also started to be produced in Alanya.
WHAT IS THE FRUIT OF LONGAN (DRAGON’S EYE)?
Longan, an intriguing subtropical fruit, is often consumed in fresh form. In China, it is mostly preserved by being canned with syrup or dehydration. The outer shell of Longan fruit is light brown, the inside is white, translucent in color, has a juicy and sweet aroma.
Popular among Chinese people, longan fruit is a good source of potassium and copper.
HOW DOES LONGAN FRUIT GROW?
Longan is an evergreen, round-crowned tree with a trunk diameter that rarely reaches one meter, usually 6-12 meters tall, but also has those that reach up to 40 meters.
Than 5 mm, short-stalked, 6-15 cm long and 2.5-5 cm wide, elliptic, Burgundy when they first came out-when the upper face is dark red, bright Yesil subsequently, the lower slightly hairy and grayish green face returning to mutually 2-6 pairs of leaflets, 15-30 cm long, with alternating leaves United and is quite intense.
It flowers in loose panicles of 40 cm at the ends of the branch, whitish-yellow, abundant honey-giving flowers up to 6 mm in length. Honey produced from the flowers of the Longan tree is known to be a sought-after product.
BENEFITS OF LONGAN (DRAGON’S EYE) FRUIT
- Heart and blood pressure disorders
- Sleep problems
- Fat burning and weight loss
- A powerful antioxidant
- Strengthening the immune system
- Providing ease of digestion
- Rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, manganese, iron, zinc minerals and Oligo elements, malic and citric acids
- Memory loss