Dragon Fruit Plant - David Bowie - Free Shipping
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ITEM DESCRIPTION: One plant in a 3.5" x 5" deep container. The average planted height from soil level is 5-9 inches in most cases. Please confirm by looking at the tape measure next to the plant. Sometimes they are smaller. Plants are available now and ship out Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
David Bowie Dragon Fruit: can set fruit without cross pollination. In other words you only need one plant. Most all Dragon Fruit however will benefit by hand pollination the night the flowers open. This plant is a cutting of David Bowie and an exact clone. Not a seedling. The plant will set fruit very quickly once it is large enough and well cared for. This fruit is white fleshed with a pinkish red skin and green fins. The taste of the flesh is sweet and tangy flavor with a lemony aftertaste. Sizes of fruit range from medium to large weighing up to a 1.25 pound. How to grow: Acclimate your plant to full sun and gradually step up to larger containers. They will need a very strong support and will do well in 15 or 20 gallon containers. Use a well draining potting soil. Too much water will rot your plant.
Pruning requirement: Selectively remove some stems to enhance growth and vigor of remaining stems and to induce flowering 1 Flowers Nocturnal; very large, very fragrant, nocturnal, bell shaped; 14 in. long (36 cm) and 9 in. wide (23 cm) Fruit Non climacteric; fleshy berry; oblong; 4.5 in. (11 cm); thick red or yellow peel with scales; with or without spines; pulp white, red or magenta; seeds very small, black 1 Season May to September 7 Learn more about this plant here: https://www.pepesplants.com/dragon-fruit-vine.html
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