Rixford Dragonfruit Plant
Rixford is a Dragon Fruit hybrid variety from the genus Hylocereus. The fruit is a round medium to large sized purple fleshed fruits that weight 1.0 to 1.5 pounds. The plant is slow growing in the beginning and needs to be more mature to bloom. Once mature it becomes a high producer. The fruit is very tasty with a nice amount of sweetness.
Self-Sterile - It needs cross pollination to set fruit, usually done by hand pollination from another variety.
Easily adapted to a variety of growing conditions and soils, this beautiful night blooming cactus produces fruit best when allowed to climb on a wooden trellis or your favorite tree. The huge round flowers are highly fragrant and beautiful in form, usually lasting just one night.
These are rooted Dragonfruit cuttings. Transplant as soon as possible.
The Dragonfruit will produce fruit in about 2-3 years.
Please note that Dragonfruit does not like the cold so it will need protection in the winter if you live in an area that gets frost or freeze.
For best fruit production, build a stand for support.