There are certain characteristics of Lychee that make it distinct from the other fruits. Few examples are its shape, texture, taste, color, season, varieties and origin. Talking about varieties, Lychee is not available in just one form. Development in the field of horticulture has made it possible to consume this fruit in various forms without changing its characteristics. Some of the varieties include Emperor fruit, Mauritiu, Sweet Heart, Brewster, Haak Yip and Bengal. Lychee varieties are not available in seedless form. The shape of this fruit is Oval and its textureis Fleshy. Taste forms one of the important characteristics of fruits. Talking about Lychee, its taste is crunchy, juicy and sweet.
Lychee color makes it even more attractive and hard to resist. Vitamin A and vitamin C are found in abundance in green color fruits. Folate, potassium, and vitamin C are often found in yellow color fruits. White, red, blue and purple color fruits generally contain potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Thus, color of this fruit helps in identifying its nutrient content. Lychees are available in shades of bright red and pink red.