Dragon Fruit (Hylocereus undatus), packet of 30 seeds


Family: Cactus (Cactaceae)

Hardy to Zone 10 to 12

Perennial epiphytic or climbing cactus native to Central America. Night-blooming and exotically scented, the flowers of Dragon Fruit can reach more than a foot long and wide.  The fruits are red and free of spines, with a succulent white flesh dotted with the jet black seeds, the flesh being very sweet, edible and delicious, reaching up to 5 inches long.  Cacti may be planted in the ground and trained up a pole and then allowed to droop into a weeping willow shape.  The cacti have a jointed growing habit, best trained to a trellis, wall or tree once the plants attain sufficient size.  To get started, press seeds into surface of composty cactus mix and keep moist, warm and in the light.  Light-dependency is particularly strong in this species–processing moist seeds in a light place will cause them to germinate, so we process and dry in the dark.  Will leave it to you to put them in the light!  Germination is in 2 to 4 weeks at 70 degrees F (21 degrees C).

30 seeds/pkt, Open Pollinated

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