Red with Magenta Flesh Dragonfruit (Hylocereus Costaricensis)
Expected Delivery Date late October/November 2023 All our Dragonfruit plants and cuttings are from matured and fruiting mother plants aged between 4 to 7 years. They are healthy, strong and well established.
Our Magenta flesh is very reliable producer and over the years we have an absolutely beautiful tasting fruit, the size of fruit can be larger and sweeter than normal as we usually cross pollinate it with our Vietnamese White dragon fruit plants we have on the website.
Our rooted plant in a pot is also very well established. Red Dragonfruit, also known as pitaya, is a tropical fruit in the cactus family. Red Dragonfruit have a brilliant crimson flesh with small edible seeds. The red variety have a very sweet, juicy interior with a kiwi-like texture that melts in the mouth.
The flowers of the Dragonfruit are some of the most unique and strange looking flowers in the world, not to mention some of the biggest! They can reach a diameter of up to 25cm and are about 30cm in length. The flowers themselves only open up for one night and give off a beautiful exotic and fruity scent.
Direct sun light
Avoid excess watering. Only water once or twice a week during summer. During winter time just water as needed or when the topsoil is dry to touch
Well-draining soil. Prefers slightly acidic soil, pH between 6-7 is ideal. Sandy soil is the best option
Once a month during growing season. On winter stop feeding completely
Keep away from strong wind. Plants need staking to hold branches
Will tolerate light frost when established
Flowering may begin as little as 6 to 8 months, although container-grown plants may take up to two years to bear fruit. Mature plant will produce 4-6 fruiting cycles a year