Testimonials Shop News Specials Catalogue Contact Forum Blog My Account My Edibles
Buy 3 get 1 FREE bare root stock
Buy 3 get 1 FREE bare root stockKyogle Shop Super SaversAdvanced TreesFruit Tree Packs
Forum Rules | Updates

<< Back to Daleys Fruit Tree Forum

Dragonfruit flowering but not setting fruit

    3 responses

kaiser soze starts with ...
Hi All

Hoping someone might be able to help me with my dragon fruit issue the plant is 5 years old red flesh variety I am told first time this year it has flowered I missed the first 4 flowers they went yellow and fell off but I got the second lot and hand pollinated them at night and in the morning plus there was heaps of bees but looks as though the same is going to happen thoughts?
About the Author
kaiser soze
Geraldton
14th April 2019 1:17pm
#UserID: 16437
Posts: 22
View All kaiser soze's Edible Fruit Trees
Reply | | Remember to LIKE this Answer(0) LIKE this Question (0)
Rannman75 says...
Probably a self sterile variety. Did you use pollen from a completely different variety, as that is the only surefire way to get good fruit set. Unless you have a self pollinating type.
Flowers generally turn yellow and fall off if theyโ€™re not pollinated. Bees will only be helpful if there is a different variety close by that is also flowering at the same time as yours.
Hope this helps.
About the Author
Rannman75
Plainland
15th April 2019 2:27pm
#UserID: 9188
Posts: 89
View All Rannman75's Edible Fruit Trees
Reply | | Remember to LIKE this Answer(1) LIKE this Question (0)
People who Like this Answer: ivepeters
kaiser soze says...
Yes it helps thanks I have 3 plants grown from cuttings off the original plant sounds like I need to grow different varieties and hope they flower at the same time oh well time to start over again.
About the Author
kaiser soze
Geraldton
20th April 2019 2:21pm
#UserID: 16437
Posts: 22
View All kaiser soze's Edible Fruit Trees
Reply | | Remember to LIKE this Answer(0) LIKE this Question (0)
Rannman75 says...
If the 3 plants that you have growing at the moment are all from the same parent plant, the best thing you scan do is get rid of 2 of them and replace them with a different variety of dragonfruit. Or if you have enough area, plant a couple of different types.
If you have different varieties flowering at different times, you can store pollen in an airtight container for use later on when other flowers appear, but make sure you store it in the fridge.
A couple of excellent varieties you should look at are, Columbian Supreme or Sugar Dragon. If you like white flesh varieties, go for Vietnamese White. These varieties are available from Daleyโ€™s and will set fruit on their on, without any help.
I would seriously recommend the Sugar Dragon ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
About the Author
Rannman75
Plainland
20th April 2019 7:29pm
#UserID: 9188
Posts: 89
View All Rannman75's Edible Fruit Trees
Reply | | Remember to LIKE this Answer(0) LIKE this Question (0)

REPLY to this forum

Email: Password:
display Name: Suburb:  
Pictures: Add Another Picture
Body:
 
Remember to include a picture if possible

<< Back to Daleys Fruit Tree Forum