Selenicereus megalanthus YELLOW PITAYA (15 seeds)


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Yellow pitaya or Selenicereus megalanthus is a cactus from the Cactaceae family that looks very much like the dragon fruit or red pitaya.

It is an epiphytic or lithophytic cactus.
It climbs along tree trunks using its aerial roots.
It is cultivated in the same way as other cacti.

It is cultivated on a large scale by the pharmaceutical industry to extract a substitute for digitalis. (from white foxglove)

The flowering of this cactus is generally nocturnal and takes place in summer.
Its flowers are large ranging from 10 to 30 cm in diameter.
They only open once, from night to dawn, exhaling a powerful fragrance.
Yellow pitaya seeds are black in the shape of a drop of water, they resemble those of the dragon fruit.

Its fruit is known as the yellow pitaya.
It is an excellent white-fleshed fruit that is eaten like a kiwi.

Sowing yellow pitaya seeds:

Sow the seeds in a box of fine potting soil, then cover the culture with 2 to 3 millimeters of substrate then gently water with a sprayer.
Put the culture in a warm place, if possible at a temperature of 25 to 30 ° C.
Germination will start from the second week.

  • Very beautiful unusual and sweet fruit.
  • Uncommon climbing cactus.
  • Reproducible seeds without organic designation but untreated seeds.
  • Rapid growth.

Cactus seeds for sale to grow in pots or in mild climates.


Croissance du pitaya jaune

La croissance est lente surtout les 2 premières années. Il faut être patient.

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Pitaya jaune

Très bon fruit exotique lorsqu'il est mûr

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Selenicereus megalanthus YELLOW PITAYA (15 seeds)

Selenicereus megalanthus YELLOW PITAYA (15 seeds)


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