|Dimensions||14 × 9 × 4 in|
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Frankie’s Red Dragon Fruit Rooted Plant
Availability: In stock
Price is per
You will receive one rooted plant. These rooted healthy cuttings are anywhere between 3” to 6” tall.
Selenicereus Megalanthus and Hylocereus Polyrhizus. Aka Orange Dwarf (Hawaiian). The stems are narrow compared to other varieties the fruit of is very similar in shape and size when compared to Columbiana fruit. When the fruit emerges, it turns from a green to yellow then orange. The color of the flesh when ready to eat is red with white highlights in the center of the fruit. The fruit also has an amazing sweetness with an average brix rating of 21. The stems of the plant are small and grow in long segments.
They are dark green in color, three-sided, and have small thick spins. This variety is from Hawaii and is self-pollinating making easy for the fruit to set.
Frankie’s Red is a small fruiting, red fleshed dragon fruit with red/orange skin. It is known to be self-fertile with easy fruit set. Frankie’s Red is a very slow growing dragon fruit. The plants are small in caliber and size. Self-Fertile- It can use its own pollen to set fruit.
Dragon fruit grows on the Hylocereus cactus, also known as the Honolulu Queen, whose flowers only open at night. The plant is native to southern Mexico and Central America. Today, it is grown all over the world. It goes by many names, including pitaya, pitahaya and strawberry pear. The two most common types have bright, red skin with green scales that resemble a dragon — hence the name.
The variety that’s most widely available has white pulp with black seeds. The less common variety has red pulp with black seeds.Another variety has yellow skin and white pulp with black seeds. It is referred to as yellow dragon fruit. Dragon fruit may look exotic, but its flavors are similar to other fruits. Its taste has been described as a slightly sweet cross between a kiwi and a pear.