The fresh fruit has a delicate, whitish pulp with a floral smell and a fragrant, sweet flavor. Since this perfume-like flavor, the fruit is usually eaten fresh. Young plants that are not used to full sun will suffer from sudden exposure to bright light, but once acclimated, they will definitely perform better. Water: They prefer ample and regular water throughout the year. Lychee do not have a natural winter resting period, so will not benefit from a suspension of watering.