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Hylocereus ocamponis - Tricia Pitaya, Dragon Fruit 

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Tricia is a Dragon Fruit variety developed by Edgar Valdivia, a member of the California Fare Growers Association. It was named after one of his daughters. It is a cross between Hylocereus polyrhizus and a Hylocereus ocamponis and has nearly identical characteristics to the Hylocereus ocamponis. The plant is a strong grower with interesting greyish green stems. The gray coating on the stem help protect the plant from the heat in the summer time and cold in the winter time. These stems are very long thick three sided segments with large spines. Flower budding to flower is 30 days and another 30 days from flower to fruit. When flowering the blooms are very impressive with bright colors and extra-large up to 15 inches in diameter. Once mature the plant flowers during the summer time. The variety is not self-pollinating so it will need help with hand pollination. It is also not self-fertile so it will need pollen from another variety. Once pollinated the fruit is a good size with an average weight of one pound. The fruit is egg shaped with a unique look to it having many small fins. Due to its hybrid crossing the taste of the fruit is different from typical Hylocereus ocamponis. The red fleshed fruit has a nice taste sweetness having no acidity aftertaste.
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Hylocereus sp Costa Rican Sunset - Pitaya, Dragon Fruit 

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

This is a truly wonderful variety of a Dragon fruit, a red fleshed dwarf (very different from others) distributed as a cultivar under the name "Costa Rican Sunset", however, it is likely an unpublished species. It is very compact, grows more like a small shrub, and really doesn
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Hylocereus sp. - Cosmic Charlie Pitaya, Dragon Fruit 

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Cosmic Charlie is an excellent self fertile fruit. Like most of the magenta fleshed varieties it has a superb grape, kiwi-like flavor. The fruit are medium to large weighing 0.75-1.25 lbs. This variety would be best chilled and eaten out of hand or used as a garnish.
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Hylocereus sp. - Edgar's Baby Pitaya, Dragon Fruit 

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Flavor of the magenta-fleshed fruits is very well balanced, a perfect blend of sweet and tart. Named in honor of the breeder, Edgar Valdivia. Considered by many to be the best tasting Dragonfruit in the world. Once the vine matures at 4-5’ tall, it begins flowering and fruiting. Fruit ripens four to five weeks after flowering and you can expect successive harvests throughout the summer and fall season.
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Hylocereus sp. - Physical Graffiti Pitaya, Dragon Fruit 

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Physical Graffiti is a hybrid of a red fleshed and a white fleshed fruit. The result is a remarkably delicious variety that is both showy inside and out. The fruit is large, ranging in size from 0.75-1.5 lbs., and occurs without cross or hand pollination. This variety is certainly worthy of attention by both commercial growers and home owners.
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Hylocereus sp. - Sweet Red Pitaya, Dragon Fruit 

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Sweet Red Pitaya, Dragon Fruit. Self-fruiting variety, red outside and red inside - the most delicious variety. Very fast-growing.
Pitaya is a highly prized, vining, fruit bearing cactus, extremely unusual terrestrial/epiphytic plant. It has magnificent flowers, stunningly beautiful fruit with an intense color, curious shape, and a delicious taste. The night blooming white flowers can be up to 14 inches in length.
The fruit is most often eaten chilled and cut in half so the flesh may be spooned out. The juice is used in frozen drinks and it is in a new Tropicana Twister flavor. It is a must have for any collector or gardener with the flair for the unusual.

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Hylocereus sp. - White Pitaya David Bowie

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Red Pitaya with white flesh. David Bowie is a slender white variety that has a sweet and tangy flavor that is somewhat lemony. The fruit are medium to large weighing up to a pound. This variety is best eaten fresh, but it would be good for juicing or garnishing as well. It is variety is self pollinating.
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Hylocereus sp. - White Pitaya Vietnamese Jaina

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Red Pitaya with white flesh.
Pitaya is a highly prized, vining, fruit bearing cactus is terrestrial/epiphytic plant which is extremely unusual. It's fleshy stems reach up to 30ft. long, climbing onto walls or over trees using aerial roots. Magnificent flowers, stunningly beautiful fruit with an intense color, curious shape, and a delicious taste. The night blooming white flowers can be up to 14 inches in length. The fruit is eaten chilled and cut in half so the flesh may be spooned out. The juice is used in frozen drinks. It is a must have for any collector or gardener with the flair for the unusual.

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Hylocereus sp. - Yellow Pitaya, Dragon Fruit

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Yellow Pitaya.
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Pitaya is a highly prized, vining, fruit bearing cactus is terrestrial/epiphytic plant which is extremely unusual. It's fleshy stems reach up to 30ft. long, climbing onto walls or over trees using aerial roots. Magnificent flowers, stunningly beautiful fruit with an intense color, curious shape, and a delicious taste. The night blooming white flowers can be up to 14 inches in length. The fruit is eaten chilled and cut in half so the flesh may be spooned out. The juice is used in frozen drinks. It is a must have for any collector or gardener with the flair for the unusual.

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Hylocereus sp. - Zamorano Pitaya, Dragon Fruit 

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Zamorano variety was collected from the agriculture university in Honduras for which it is named. It is a medium to large sized fruit typically weighing 0.5-1.0 lbs. The flesh is incredibly dark red and has a sweet mild flavor. Larger fruit size is achieved with hand pollination, but this variety will set fruit on its own. This variety is versatile and can be eaten as fresh fruit, juiced for a drink, or used as a garnish.
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Hylocereus sp. American Beauty - Red Pitaya, 1 gal pot

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Red Pitaya, Dragon Fruit. Self-fruiting variety, red outside and red insode - the most delicious variety. Very fast-growing.
Pitaya is a highly prized, vining, fruit bearing cactus is terrestrial/epiphytic plant which is extremely unusual. It's fleshy stems reach up to 30ft. long, climbing onto walls or over trees using aerial roots. Magnificent flowers, stunningly beautiful fruit with an intense color, curious shape, and a delicious taste. The night blooming white flowers can be up to 14 inches in length.
The fruit is most often eaten chilled and cut in half so the flesh may be spooned out. The juice is used in frozen drinks and it is in a new Tropicana Twister flavor. It is a must have for any collector or gardener with the flair for the unusual.

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Hylocereus, Pitaya - seeds

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Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

This is a highly prized, vining, fruit bearing cactus is terrestrial/epiphytic plant which is extremely unusual. It's fleshy stems reach up to 30ft. long, climbing onto walls or over trees using aerial roots.
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Selenicereus megalanthus - Yellow Pitaya, Dragon Fruit

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Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersFragrantEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Very rare Yellow Pitaya. This cactus originates from Bolivia, Equador, Peru and Columbia. It's greatly known for it's sweet tasting fruit. Knobbed, yellow cactus fruit sharing some similarities with the Hylocereus dragon fruit (pitaya). Taste is said to be superior to most cactus fruits. The fruits are smaller than the common dragon fruit, and contain prominent spikes until ripening time, upon which the spikes drop off.
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