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Hylocereus costaricensis Dragon Fruit, The Costa Rican pitaya NEW 2023

Description:
New Variety 2023 more information soon, available 2025
Self-sterile
Fruit size 300-500g a smaller dragon fruit 
This is a cactus species native to Central America and northwestern South America.
Is said to have some of the largest stems made by any Dragon Fruit variety. 
This Dragon fruit has an attractive appearance.
Hylocereus costaricensis is perfectly  round shape with red skin fading to green fins.  The dragon fruit fins protrude away and curl down from the fruit.
This fruit has indicaxanthin, a type of betaxanthin, a plant pigment antioxidant.( the red colour)
This is one of the crew at Spicy Exotics favourite dragon fruit varieties 
Sourced from a NSW dragonfruit enthusiast 
Taste:
Firm texture with a tangy kiwi-type flavour. 
Brix can range from 17- 24 depending on the length of time the dragon fruit is on the plant. This variety can achieve a high brix when left for an extra week on the plant. 

Care: 

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.

Regular Fertilizer 

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 

Shipping 

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 :)


 


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