PITAHAYA - DRAGON FRUIT (Hylocereus ocamponis) Cut in half fruit with very dark red flesh

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)

Shows the very long and dragon looking exterior of the Pitahaya Dragonfruit Ocamponis

Shows the very long and dragon looking exterior of the Pitahaya Dragonfruit Ocamponis By Lockyer Valley Dragonfruit [All Rights ReservedUsed by PermissionAll Rights ReservedUsed by Permission] (Photo Credits)

Dragon Fruit - Pitahaya

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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: Cereus ocamponis, pitaya

$19.75

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

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May

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