Hylocereus guatemalensis

 

American Beauty, Piraya Red Fruit

Unique vining catcus plant, this is the best known cultivar for its taste & ease of care at home.


USDA Hardiness Zones: 9b-11
Chill Hours: -
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Plant Type: Perennial
Pollinator: Self-fertile, no hand pollination required.
Blooming Season: Early Spring-Fall. Blooms at night.
Ripening Season: May have up to 4 fruiting cycles per year
Years to Bear Fruit/Edible Qualities: Fruits are Pink with light green scales and dark pink flesh.
Full Size: Fast grower, sprawling for a 20 year life cycle
Cold Tolerance: Does not tolerate cold
Light Requirements: Afternoon shade preferrable
Drought Tolerance/Watering: Water regularly without allowing soil to dry out.
Soil & Site Requirements: Growing in containers or in the ground typically requires support with posts or a surface to adhere to and climb on. Well drained soils are preferred.
Links: How to plant dragon fruits: http://dragonfruitplants.com/how-to-grow-dragon-fruit-plants.html

Joyner Red, Pitaya White Fruit

Unique vining cactus plant.


USDA Hardiness Zones: 9b-11
Chill Hours: -
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Plant Type: Perennial
Pollinator: -
Blooming Season: Early Spring-Fall. Blooms at night.
Ripening Season: May have up to 4 fruiting cycles per year
Years to Bear Fruit/Edible Qualities: Fruits contain white flesh
Full Size: Fast grower, sprawling for a 20 year life cycle
Cold Tolerance: Does not tolerate cold
Light Requirements: Afternoon shade preferrable
Drought Tolerance/Watering: Water regularly without allowing soil to dry out.
Soil & Site Requirements: Growing in containers or in the ground typically requires support with posts or a surface to adhere to and climb on.
Links: How to plant dragon fruits: http://dragonfruitplants.com/how-to-grow-dragon-fruit-plants.html