Vietnam Culture Food, Flowers, Fruits Thieu Litchi (Vai Thieu)


Thieu Litchi (Vai Thieu)

Thieu is the name dedicated to a special kind of litchi grown in Hai Duong Province. The Thieu Litchi is a bit bigger than the longan.

 

Unlike the skin of the longan, which is rather smooth, the dark red skin of the litchi is rough and rippled.The meat of the litchi is also transparent white, but it is thicker and juicier than that of a longan. The litchi seed is also smaller than the longan seed.


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