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DRAGON FRUIT - FRANKIES RED DWARF

Frankies Red Dwarf Dragon Fruit ripe with red to purple flesh and black seeds split in halfBy Lockyer Valley Dragonfruit All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Selenicereus megalanthus x monacanthus
Description

These strongly scented trumpet like flowers are freely produced in late summer followed by fruit in 4-8 weeks. Orange-red skin with vibrant pink-red flesh. Best flavoured pitaya, but very thorny.

Other Names: #LS15, pitaya pitahaya
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Shows the Frankies Red Dragonfruit with yellow skin that is slowly turning red as it ripens against a ruler Ripening Frankies Red Dwarf Dragonfruit on the vine they start to yellow up when ripe Fruit of the Frankies Red Dragonfruit green but starting to ripen up Flower opening of the Frankies Red Dragonfruit Flower of the Frankies Red Dragonfruit opening Flower of the dragonfruit pitaya cactus opening Frankies Red deep red flesh and skin Frankies Red Pitaya trumpet Flower Frankies Red growing and ripening on the vine

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Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating), 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes

Suitability in Pots

Yes

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering, Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?

Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

4-5 Years

Sun or Shade

Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type

Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

February, March, April, May, June

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