Dragon Fruit - Pitahaya

Selenicereus ocamponis

PITAHAYA - DRAGON FRUIT (Hylocereus ocamponis) Cut in half fruit with very dark red flesh By Lockyer Valley Dragonfruit [All Rights ReservedUsed by Permission] (Photo Credits)

The skin as well as the sweet pulp of the fruit are a wine-red color. Usually eaten out of hand. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. The flowers are fragrant. Requires a sturdy trellis to grow on.
Other Names: #LS, Cereus ocamponis, pitaya


Specifications of Dragon Fruit - Pitahaya

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May

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