Dragonfruit, S8 Sugar Dragon (cuttings)
Dragonfruit, S8 Sugar Dragon (cuttings)
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Dragonfruit, S8 Sugar Dragon (cuttings)

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This is my absolute favorite Dragonfruit variety.  HANDS DOWN NO CONTEST. Actually, this is one of my favorite fruits period.  The flavor is really crazy: sweet, rose-y, floral. And the texture is just plain melt-y with a nice soft crunch from the seeds.  The fruit is small relative to other dragonfruits, about 3-5 inches in length. 

 

Latin Name: Hylocereus undatus

Lifespan: Perennial

Flowering: May-August

Harvesting: July-September

Growth Structure: Climbing - Needs Trellis

Light Requirement: Partial Sun to Filtered Sun

Water Requirement: ****

The pitahaya - like most cacti - supports irregular watering, and hates stagnant water, especially in heavy soil.

The watering rate varies according to the season, because your cactus "evaporates" more when it receives a lot of light

For the potted plants, a watering every 10 days can be necessary in growing season, once a month in winter and nothing if it's in open soil.

Description: A beautiful tropical fruit originating from the Amazon rainforest. Fruit looks like a some kind of fantastical creature. Dragon fruit is a succulent (cactus family) plant that requires little water, little care, and little fertility but does require a trellis. Grows well in partly shady areas of the garden. Can be grown on other trees or existing vertical structures.