You will receive 2 “Delight” Hylocereus Polyrhizus X Undatus Dragon Fruit Cuttings that are anywhere between 8” to 10” tall.
Delight Dragon FruitDELIGHT IS A SELECTION MADE BY THE CALIFORNIA RARE FRUIT GROWERS. IT IS A MEDIUM TO LARGE FRUIT TYPICALLY WEIGHING 0.75-1.0 LB. THE PULP IS SWEET WITH A SMOOTH TEXTURE AND UNIQUE PINK HUE. IT IS SELF POLLINATING, AND IT WILL SET FRUIT WITHOUT HAND POLLINATION.Dragon FruitDragon 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.Dragon Fruit Nutrition Dragon fruit contains small amounts of several nutrients and is a good source of vitamin C and iron.Here are the nutrition facts for a serving of 3.5 ounces, or 100 grams:• Calories: 52.• Protein: 1.1 gram.• Fat: 0.4 grams.• Carbs: 11 grams.• Fiber: 3 grams.• Vitamin C: 34% of the RDI.• Iron: 10.6% of the RDI.• Thiamine: 2.7% of the RDI.• Riboflavin: 2.9% of the RDI.Given the high amount of fiber and vitamin C, as well as the extremely low calorie content, it can be considered to be a highly nutrient-dense fruit.
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