Thick King is a Selenicereus setaceus variety native to South America. The English name is locally known as Cerrado Giant, a subspecies of the Brazilian Cerrado.
Originated in the Rocky Mountains, Minas Gerais, Bahia, Goiás, Distrito Federal, Mato Grosso, and Tocantins states.
This fruit has high market potential due to its fantastic flavour .
It has white flesh and pink skin.
The fruit is quite round and looks more like a prickly pair cross dragon fruit The fins are quite small and tight to the fruit.
We were given this dragon fruit variety by a NSW dragon fruit enthusiast.
Thick King grows is similar to other setaceus species with olive green color and very small spins. It is a particularly attractive dragon fruit with the white thorns being set off by the deep green colour branches.
Flower buds are hairy and as buds continue to grow, the hairs are replaced with spins at the base of the flower.
The flower produces a beautiful aroma
Brix of 16,
the flavours of Kiwi fruit and Passion fruit mix makes it taste like the Brix should rate higher.
Plant into an excellent quality potting mix to a depth of 2-3 cm
Your dragon fruit will be marked with an arrow, plant ^ Arrow points up to the sky.
Water once the soil has dried out.
Once rooted transfer onto a post.
For more information check out some of our blogs.
Plant Sizes:These are available in 20cm, cuttings
All items are posted on a Monday Express post, with Australia Post. If Monday is a public holiday they will be sent the Tuesday or the following Monday depending on the destination. We aim to deliver healthy and happy plants :)