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Hylocereus undatus 'Dragon Fruit'
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Hylocereus undatus 'Dragon Fruit' - A fantastic new edible fruit plant obtained from Thailand. The Dragon Fruit is a vining, terrestrial with fleshy stems. Very large fruit, (up to 4 inches long by 2 inches across). White, fragrant flowers adorn the plant in late spring to early fall. Flowers are elaborate and bloom only at night.

If pollination occurs, round, red or golden colored, edible fruits appear. The round fruit is covered with distinguished scales and can get up to 5 inches long. Enclosed in the thin rind is a large mass of sweetly flavored pulp and numerous small black seeds. The fruit can be eaten out-of-hand, and is also used as a flavoring in pastries and drinks. In full production, Thai Dragon Fruit may have up to 6 fruiting cycles per year. Grow Thai Dragon Fruit in well-drained soils, in full sun to partial shade. Water this cactus regularly and do not allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Fast grower. Easy-to-grow. Easy to containerize. Quantities limited

 

Hylocereus guatemalensis 'American Beauty': The fruit has an impressive appearance both inside and out, and it has the flavor to back up its good looks. The fruit size ranges from 0.5-1.0 lbs. and occur without cross or hand pollination. Fruit is reddish pink outside and bright pink inside.

Hylocereus undatus 'Dark Star'(Out of Stock) -A medium to large sized fruit that typically weighs 0.75-1.25 pounds. This variety has long skinny bracts or fins that make it especially attractive. The fruit have a mild grape-like flavor that is most enjoyed when chilled and eaten fresh. This variety is self pollinating, and it will set fruit on its own. Fruit is reddish outside and pink inside.

Hylocereus polyrhizus X undatus 'Delight'- A seedling selection made by the California Rare Fruit Growers. It is a medium to large fruit typically weighing 0.75-1.0 lb. The pulp is sweet with a smooth texture and unique pink hue. It is self pollinating, and it will set fruit without hand pollination. Fruit is reddish outside and light pink inside.

Hylocereus undatus 'Golden Dragon" is delicious and exotic. Fruit is golden outside and white inside.

Hylocereus undatus X polyrhizus 'Halley’s Comet' -Another hybrid of a white fleshed and red fleshed fruit. It is incredibly large, typically weighing 1.5-2.0 lbs. The fruit is slightly more rounded than the Physical Graffiti, and the fins are more abbreviated. In all other respects they are nearly identical. Fruitis reddish outside and bright pink inside.

Hylocereus polyrhizus X. H. undatus 'Physical Graffiti'- Is a hybrid of a red fleshed and a white fleshed fruit. The result is a remarkably delicious variety that is both showy inside and out. The fruit is large, ranging in size from 0.75-1.5 lbs., and occurs without cross or hand pollination. This variety is certainly worthy of attention by commercial growers and home owners alike. Fruit is red outside and dark pink inside.

Hylocereus undatus 'Red Dragon' The Red Fleshed variety is rapidly gaining popularity. The fruit is red outside and red inside.

Hylocereus undatus 'Seoul Kitchen' -A medium to large fruit typically weighing 0.75-1.0 lbs. The pulp is smooth and sweet, and it is excellent when chilled and eaten out of hand. This variety is self pollinating, and it will set fruit without hand pollination. Fruit is pink outside and white inside.

Hylocereus undatus 'Thompson'- Another selection made by the California Rare Fruit Growers. It is a large robust fruit that can weigh up to 1.5 pounds. The pulp is sweet and flavorful, and it separates easily from its thick rind. This variety is self pollinating. Fruit is pink outside and white inside.

Dragon Fruit: Found in South America and Southeast Asia, the colorful dragon fruit has flesh similar to that of a kiwi and is rich in vitamin C and fiber. It flavors packaged products from chewing gum to drinks fortified with vitamin C.

Name Hylocereus undatus 'Dragon Fruit'
Common Names Pitaya
Grow Zone 10
Light Conditions Full Sun
Water Requirements High
PH Level 6.1-7.5
Minimum Height 6 feet
Maximum Height 10 feet
Growth Habit Moderate
Bloom Period Late Summer -Early Fall
Bloom Color White
Fragrant Yes
Fragrance Rosewater
Best Grown In Containers, Patios
Scientific Name Hylocereus undatus
Class Liliopsida
Family Cactaceae
Genus Hylocereus
Species undatus
Salt Tolerance Moderate
Grow Zone 10
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