Langsat


Langsat

Langsat

Lansium Domesticum
The langsat is also known as lansa, langseh, langsep, lanzon or kokosan.

Origin and Distribution
The langsat originated in Western Malaysia and is common both wild and cultivated throughout the Archipelago and on the island of Luzon in the Philippines where the fruits are very popular and the tree is being utilized in reforestation of hilly areas.

Uses of Langsat
The peel of the langsat is easily removed and the flesh is comonly eaten out-of-hand or served as dessert.

Quality Criteria
Not established.

Harvesting Period
Langsats in Malaysia generally bear twice a year, June to July and again in December to January.

Market Price in Malaysia
Price per kg is between RM5 to RM8

Availability of fruits

Fruits are generally available on special request at wholesale price but production volume are limited.

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