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Dragonfruit, S8 Sugardragon

Dragonfruit, S8 Sugardragon

NOTE: Due to extreme heat during Summer months, we DO NOT ship plant outside of California during Summer. If you are outside of CA and place an order, we will hold your entire order until temperatures decline.
This plant IS available for shipping ONLY in 1 gallon pot sizes.

Regular price $85.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $85.00 USD
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Size

3 inch Pot - 8 to 12" tall plant in 6" diameter x 7" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

1 gallon Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 6" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

Small Tree Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 6" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

Large Tree Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 12" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

3 gallon Pot - 18 to 36" tall plant in 10" diameter x 8" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

5 gallon Pot - 30" to 60" tall plant in 11" diameter x 10" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

15 gallon Pot - 60" to 75" tall plant in 17" diameter x 15" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

NOTE: We do not ship 5 gallon size. In-store pickup only.

A staff favorite. Sugardragon has the best flavor of any Dragonfruit variety we've tried. The fruit ranges from 1/2lb to 3/4lb and packs a punch. The sweetest of the dragonfruits we offer, with a uniquely strong floral-rose flavor.  The texture is light and smooth, with a light crunch from the seeds. Highly recommended.

Sugardragon is self-fertile and requires no cross pollination. The plant is not a vigorous grower, but the flavor of the fruits is worth the space in your garden. Strong, sturdy plants with a dark forest green skin.

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.

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

Please see our Dragonfruit Planting and Care Instructions

ABOUT THIS PLANT

Botanic Name: Hylocereus setaceus x guatemalensis
Common Names: S8, Sugar Dragon,

Lifespan: Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 9 to 10
Fruiting Season: Late spring to early fall
Growth Structure: Vining

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Years to Fruit: 2-3 Years
Fruiting Season: Late spring to early fall
Pruning Season: Spring
Flowers? Yes,
Edible? Yes
Native to: South America
Recommended Size for Container Growing: 15 gallon pot

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