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Dragonfruit, S8 Sugardragon

Dragonfruit, S8 Sugardragon

This plant IS available for shipping ONLY in 1 gallon pot sizes.

Regular price $15.00 USD
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The S8 or Sugar Dragon Dragonfruit is a hybrid variety that was created right here is Southern California. Although it is small in size and weighs about half a pound, S8 is often heralded as the sweetest of all dragonfruit.  The flavor is of sweet roses. These plants are also self-fertile so no hand pollination is required. This variety is Farmer Rishi's favorite variety.


Botanic Name: Hylocereus guatemalensis
Common Names: S8, Sugar Dragon,
Native to: South America
Lifespan: Perennial
Recommended Size for Container Growing: 15 gallon pot
Hardiness Zone: 9 to 10
Fruiting Season: Late spring to early fall
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Despite being a cactus, dragonfruit requires high fertility soil and regular watering. Dress soil with plenty of compost after watering or grow in a 15 gallon pot with rich potting soil. Water regularly, otherwise dragonfruit will not grow or set fruit. It is important to provide it with a trellis for support. This will help with flower production and fruit set.

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