DRAGON FRUIT

VARIETIES

HYLOCEREUS: AMERICAN BEAUTY
AMERICAN BEAUTY
Pre-order: 1 Gal - $75
Sunlight: Morning/Afternoon ShadeGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: Water regularly without allowing soil to dry out.
Full Size (WxH): Climbing/ViningIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Pink with Light Green scales and Dark Pink fleshHarvest: Spring-FallYear(s) to bear fruit: 2
Prop. Method: Cutting/Seed/TissueFertility: Self, better with 2nd variety & hand pollinationChill Hours Required: None
Description: Collected and introduced to Florida by Chris Rollins, director of the Redland fruit and spice park in Homestead, Florida. The fruit has an impressive appearance both inside and out, and has the flavour to back up its good looks. The fruit size ranges from 0.5-1.0 lbs and occur without cross or hand pollination. This variety would best be used as a fresh fruit dish or as a garnish.
HYLOCEREUS: JOYNER RED
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Pre-order: 1 Gal - $75
Sunlight: Morning/Afternoon ShadeGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: Water regularly without allowing soil to dry out.
Full Size (WxH): Climbing/ViningIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Pink with Light Green scales and White fleshHarvest: Spring-FallYear(s) to bear fruit: 2
Prop. Method: Cutting/Seed/TissueFertility: Self, better with 2nd variety & hand pollinationChill Hours Required: None
Description: Unique vining cactus plant 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.
HYLOCEREUS: RAINBOW
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Pre-order: 1 Gal - $75
Sunlight: Morning/Afternoon ShadeGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: Water regularly without allowing soil to dry out.
Full Size (WxH): Climbing/ViningIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Red with Yellow finsHarvest: Spring-FallYear(s) to bear fruit: 2
Prop. Method: Cutting/Seed/TissueFertility: Self, better with 2nd variety & hand pollinationChill Hours Required: None
Description: A special variety also called the rainbow lollipop. When the fruit is still on the plant, the colour of the skin is yellow/orange. But when the fruit ripens, the colour becomes red with yellow fins. The flesh is dark red.
HYLOCEREUS UNDATUS X POLYRHIZUS: HALLEY'S COMET
HALLEY'S COMET
Pre-order: 1 Gal - $75
Sunlight: Morning/Afternoon ShadeGrowth Rate: SlowDrought Tolerance: Water regularly without allowing soil to dry out.
Full Size (WxH): Climbing/ViningIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Green finned with beautiful Purple fleshHarvest: Spring-FallYear(s) to bear fruit: 2
Prop. Method: Cutting/Seed/TissueFertility: Self, better with 2nd variety & hand pollinationChill Hours Required: None
Description: A hybrid of a white fleshed and red fleshed fruit. It is incredibly large, typically weighing 1.5-2.0 lbs. The fruit is slightly more rounded than the Physical Graffiti, and the fins are more abbreviated. In all other respects they are nearly identical.

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