Hylocereus undatus DRAGON FRUITS, PITAYA (plant)


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DRAGON FRUITS or PITAYA live plant (Hylocereus undatus)

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Description and uses:

Dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is a cactus native to Central America.
This cactus, which looks like Virginia creepers, was imported to Vietnam by French settlers at the beginning of the 19th century.
Initially, the fruits were reserved for the royal family and then for the local bourgeoisie.
Its flower is relatively large, white in color.

Its fruit measures around ten centimeters and weighs around 350 grams.
There are three kinds of fruits from as many distinct species, all edible, and bearing a thick skin with small leaves.
Pitaya flowers and fruits will only begin to form after the second or even third year.
Plants on sale are self-fertile, the flesh is white.
There is also the much rarer yellow pitaya and the red/pink fleshed pitaya.

Traditional medicine of the Central American Indians attributes astonishing digestive properties to pitaya.

Planting and cultivation:

Dragon fruit plant 5 to 15 cm high, delivered in a plug with numerous roots.
Upon receipt, transplant your plant into a pot of potting soil mixed with sand.
It is important to drain the bottom of your pot well.
Water thoroughly when planting, then let dry until the next watering.
Pitaya is grown like a cactus.
Find a location in full sun in your home.

  • Original variety of cacti.
  • Very beautiful atypical flowers and fruits.
  • Simple culture.
  • Grows quickly for a cactus.

Also available in the form of a packet to germinate.




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Beau petit plant

Joli plant de pitaya, je viens de le mettre en pot.

  • 1 out of 1 people found this review useful.


Trés émue d'avoir reçu mon plant de Pitaya, bien emballé et sécurisé dans une boîte en plastique, j'avais l'impression d'ouvrir une boîte aux trésors !


fruit du dragon

j'aimerai avoir le pitaya (plante)

  • 0 out of 1 people found this review useful.

Joli plant de pitaya

Reçu en 3 jours, emballage efficace.
Beau petit plant de fruit du dragon de 10 cm de hauteur.

  • 3 out of 3 people found this review useful.

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Hylocereus undatus DRAGON FRUITS, PITAYA (plant)

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DRAGON FRUITS or PITAYA live plant (Hylocereus undatus)

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