Dragon Fruit- Zamorano (Cutting)

Selenicereus monacanthus

  • Climbing perennial cactus
  • Red skin and flesh
  • Mild-sweet flavour

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Dragon Fruit- Zamorano (Cutting)

Selenicereus monacanthus

Synonyms: Hylocereus polyrhizus


  • Climbing perennial cactus
  • Red skin and flesh
  • Mild-sweet flavour

A succulent perennial cactus that grows as a climbing vine with yellow to white night-blooming flowers and medium sized, rounded fruit. The fruit have pink/red skin and dark pink flesh with a mild, sweet flavour. Self-pollinating but will produce larger crops when planted with another variety.

This species of dragon fruit is native to Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador and neighbouring countries. The cactus-like plants are succulent and are usually grown up a pole or trellis, with multiple, spreading branches at the top. Tropical flowers that resemble waterlilies open at night and are pollinated by bats or moths. The fruit has a hard skin and soft, sweet-falvoured flesh speckled with small edible seeds. Also known as 'Pitaya', ''Pitahya', 'Queen of the Night', 'Night-blooming Cactus', 'Moonlight Cactus' and 'Cinderella Plant'.

Note: bare-rooted cuttings are between 15cm and 25cm in length. Plant with the arrow pointing upwards. 

Zamorano dragon fruit cuttings

Product code: Z-DRA-03

Quick Planting Guide
Season Spring and summer
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Tender Perennial
Position Full or part sun, well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 1-3 years

*Notes: Requires very free-draining soil and a strong trellis or support. Do not overwater.

How To Grow



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