Selenicereus costaricensis
DRAGON FRUIT, PITAYA
Cactaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen scrambling climber, cactus or epiphyte

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
5m
Plant habit
 
5m

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Flowers: nightly fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red

Bark & Stems: mid green stems, spines

Edibility: fruit, edible fruit
 
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Selenicereus costaricensis
DRAGON FRUIT, PITAYA
Cactaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen scrambling climber, cactus or epiphyte

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
5m
Plant habit
 
5m

FEATURES

Flowers: nightly fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red

Bark & Stems: mid green stems, spines

Edibility: fruit, edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean & dry style designs

Uses: informal screen, barrier, hanging basket, trellis, standard

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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