Pitaya Yellow Dragon Fruit, Selenicereus megalanthus

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Pitaya Yellow Dragon Fruit, Selenicereus megalanthus

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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Grown in
6"/1 gal pot, large plant
In stock
$37.95