Red Flesh Pitaya "Voodoo Child" - Dragon Fruit - Hylocereus guatamalensis X - Exotic Succulent Fruit - 10 Seeds

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The dragon fruit / pitaya plant is a climbing cactus vine that grows well in dry areas. Because of its epiphytic nature, it grows best in soil with a high level of organic materials. The flowers are white and large sometimes measuring 30cm and larger. They are ornate and produce a sweet fragrance when in bloom. The flowers bloom for one night only. Dragon fruits are also called cactus fruits. They are closely related to the orchid cacti or epiphyllum. Epiphyllums are known for their large and impressive flowers. The fruit is popularly eaten raw and tastes better chilled. It is also served as a juice. The flesh is sweet and sometimes served with mango in a tropical sorbet. Dragon fruits reputedly improve eyesight and prevent hypertension. The seeds of the fruit supposed help in controlling blood glucose levels in people with non-insulin-dependent hyperglycaemic conditions (a kind of diabetes). It is also used to treat stomach and endocrine problems.

Voodoo Child is a self-pollinating and very fertile Dragon Fruit variety that produces an abundance of smaller fruits up to 200g. Fruits have a red skin with a deep purple to reddish flesh that is very sweet and juicy. The fruit is great eaten fresh, in jams, as garnish, or juice in drinks. The variety is typically the first and last to bloom having three or more flowing cycles.  This variety is a must for any collector as its pollen can be used with almost any other Dragon Fruit plant to create fruit.

Red Flesh Pitaya "Voodoo Child" - Dragon Fruit - Hylocereus guatamalensis X - Exotic Succulent Fruit - 10 Seeds
Red Flesh Pitaya "Voodoo Child" - Dragon Fruit - Hylocereus guatamalensis X - Exotic Succulent Fruit - 10 Seeds
Red Flesh Pitaya "Voodoo Child" - Dragon Fruit - Hylocereus guatamalensis X - Exotic Succulent Fruit - 10 Seeds