Lights are being used in some countries to extend the fruiting season.
The lights mimic the extended daylight hours of Spring and Autumn.
Lights are turn on lights 1-2 hrs in the morning or night.
It will be interesting to see with time the fruit quality of the light stimulated Pitaya fruit.
Will it be less sweet as there is not the daytime heat to naturally ripen?
There is a local Bundaberg farm that is installing lights over the coming year and we hope to follow the progress to see how successful this is.
Bundaberg plants are being grown under plastic to keep increase the temperature.
Here are some links in regards to light to the light stimulation of dragon fruit.
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There are so many options and ways to grow there is no wrong or right it is what works best for the plants in your area.
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