Litchi

Indian Litchi Exporter

A delicious juicy fruit with soft pulp and a hardened seed, litchi is harvested in many states of India. Litchi has translucent, flavoured edible flesh. It is eaten and made for making juice as well. While China is a leader in Litchi export, India is catching up with time. However, Vitenam also offers it steep competition. India exports Litchi to countries like the Netherlands, Canada and the UAE. The Litchi harvested in Bihar is in much demand in the Gulf nations. The demand in the USA is also growing steadily. The Indian states where Litchi is harvested include Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh etc.

PCS Exim exports a lot of Litchi variants to offshore clients. We ensure the fruits are packaged and exported in the best manner.

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Litchi variants we export

Listed below are the varieties of litchis which are exported by PCS Exim:

01
China

This variety of Litchi is cultivated for commercial purpose in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur area. This is mainly grown for table purpose. The fruits of this variety begins ripening from May’s third week. The fruits come in medium-large size. 80-100kg/tree is the average yield of China variety of litchis.

02
Early Seedless

When we talk of earliest varieties of litchis, the name of Early Seedless tops the list. Uttar Pradesh and Punjab are the main growers of this variety of litchi and it is mainly cultivated for table purpose. The yielding variety of this tree is not very high ranging from low to medium, but the tree bears fruits consistently. 50-60kg/tree is the average yield of this variant.

03
Shahi

This Litchi variant is mainly grown for commercial purposes in Muzaffarpur area of Bihar. The fruits of this variant are oblong and oval and slightly conical in shape. The maturity of these fruits mainly take place in third week of May. Large sized fruits are the specialty of this variety along with good average yield of almost 90-100kg/tree.

04
Purbi

Eastern part of Bihar grows this variety of litchi and it is mainly used for table purpose. With medium-large size and oblong-conical shape, this litchi variant is quite a popular choice for export. Ripening time of these fruits is end of May or beginning of June. 90-100kg/tree is the average yield of this variety of litchi tree.

05
Dehra Dun

Punjab and Uttar Pradesh are major growers of Dehra Dun variety of litchi, which is mainly used for table purpose. The variant start ripening in around June’s third week and therefore it is a late-season variety. With medium size, these fruits come in heart shape to conical shape. The fruit is bright pink-rose in color. The average yield is around 80-90kg/tree.

06
Bombai

A commercial variety grown in West Bengal, Bombai is mainly grown for table purpose. The trees of this variety grow abundantly with average canopy of 7-8 meters and average height of 6.7 meters. The fruits that the tree bear are large in size and come in oblique heart-shape. The average yield is about 80-90kg/tree.

07
Gulabi

North Indian states are main cultivators of this variety of litchi, mainly used for table purpose. Fruits in this variant ripen late in about fourth week of June, hence it is late-season variety. Average yield of this variety is 90-100kg/tree. With height of approximately 6 meters and spread of 7 meters, the tree is huge. Medium-sized, abundant fruits are borne by these trees.

08
Elachi

A moderately vigorous tree, the Elachi variety generally grows to an average height of 5-6 meters and spreads across 6-7 meters. The color of the shell of this fruit is orange-red and the fruits are conical in shape. Mainly grown for table purpose, this variant comes with average yield of 50-60kg/tree.

09
Swarna Roopa

This is a special variety of litchi, which was identified and released by CHES, Ranchi. The variant comes with high T.S.S. The fruits are resistant to cracking. It is interesting to know that Swarna Roopa is the first variant of litchi which was developed and grown in India.

10
Kasba

Kasba is a popular variant of litchi, which is mainly grown and cultivated in eastern part of Bihar. The size of the fruits of this variety is medium to large. These fruits are heart-shaped. The ripening time of this variety of litchi is during June’s first week. 80-100kg/tree is the average yield of this variety of litchi tree.

11
Rose Scented

Muzaffarpur in Bihar is the main cultivation area for this commercial variety of litchi. As is evident from the name, the fruit is rose scented and has a distinct aroma. This is a mid-season variant as the ripening of the fruit takes place in June’s first week. 80-90kg/tree is the average yield of this variety of litchi tree.

12
Calcutta

If you are looking for best variety of litchi for table purpose from northern parts of India, there is no better alternative than Calcutta. 80-100kg/tree is the average yield of this variety. With fruits ripening mainly in June’s last week, Calcutta is a late-season variant. At maturity, the fruits have dark tubercles and come in Tyrian rose color. The size of the fruits is large and comes in oblong shape.

13
Late Seedless

This variant of litchis can be cultivated in warm areas on condition that there is abundant water available for irrigation and secondly there is protection of the plants from strong hot winds. The trees of this variant are huge with canopy of 7 meters and height of 5.5 meters. Average yield of this variety is about 80-100kg/tree.