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Yellow Dragon Fruit Cactus

100% Shipped in Pot, Just like buying in person.

Exotic Yellow Dragon Fruit Cactus, prized for its vibrant blooms and succulent fruit. Thriving and ready to grow. Order online now.


Container Plant Container Friendly (Recommend Container Grow in Colder Climates)
Growing Zone 9B - 11B
Pollinator Self Fertile
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Product Description

Yellow Dragon Fruit Cactus: Savor the Tropical Bliss

About the Fruit

The Yellow Dragon Fruit, also known as Pitahaya, is an exotic gem that tantalizes the palate with its unique blend of sweet and tangy flavors. Encased in a vibrant yellow skin, its white flesh is speckled with tiny black seeds, creating a star-studded appearance. This fruit is not only delightful to taste but also packed with nutrients, making it a healthy addition to any diet. Ideal for fresh eating, smoothies, or as a stunning garnish, the Yellow Dragon Fruit turns every meal into a tropical escape.

What to Know About the Tree

The Yellow Dragon Fruit Cactus is a visual spectacle in the world of fruit-bearing plants. As a member of the cactus family, it thrives in warm climates and requires minimal water, making it a stunningly low-maintenance addition to any garden. With its sprawling, serpentine stems and grandiose white flowers that bloom at night, this cactus is a conversation piece even before the fruits appear. It is a perennial plant that can be trained to grow on trellises, fences, or in pots for a versatile display.

Harvest Season

The harvest of the Yellow Dragon Fruit typically occurs in late summer through fall, offering a sweet reward during the transition from warm to cooler months. As the cactus matures, it becomes a prolific producer, often yielding several rounds of fruit in a single season. The sight of the striking yellow fruits nestled among the cactus branches is a truly exotic spectacle in any garden.

Enhancing Your Fruitscape™

Incorporate the Yellow Dragon Fruit Cactus into your fruitscape™ for an alluring touch of the tropics. Its architectural form adds an intriguing element to any garden design, while the promise of delectable fruits adds a layer of excitement. Paired with other fruit trees or standing alone, this cactus creates a fruitscape™ that is not only visually stunning but also fruitful. With Just Fruits and Exotics, you receive a cactus shipped 100% in pot, boasting superior packaging and easy shipping. Our nationally renowned, family-owned and operated nursery guarantees a trusted online shopping experience with a local-friendly vibe. Elevate your garden’s aesthetics and enjoy the fruits of your labor with the Yellow Dragon Fruit Cactus, a radiant addition to any fruitscape™.

Cold Hardy20-25°
Container PlantContainer Friendly (Recommend Container Grow in Colder Climates)
Growing Zone9B, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B
Mature Height10-20 FT
Mature Width5-10 FT
PollinatorSelf Fertile
Spacing5-10 FT
SunlightFull Sun
Planting & Care

Recommended Fertilizers

Starter Fertilizer: Kickstart with Espoma Organic Bio-tone® Starter Plus. This potent blend boosts root mass and aids in mitigating transplant shock, ensuring your plants thrive in their new home.

Maintenance Fertilizer: For continued growth and fruit production, we recommend Espoma Organic Tree-tone Fertilizer. Designed specifically for fruit trees, this balanced formula nourishes your plants, promoting vibrant growth and bountiful harvests.

Fruitscape™ with Dragon Fruit Cacti

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Dragon Fruit Cactus with our captivating collection. Known for their striking appearance and delectable taste, these exotic plants bring a touch of wonder and delight to your garden.

Dragon Fruit Cacti, also known as Pitaya, boast vibrant and otherworldly blooms that add a dramatic flair to your landscape. Their large, showy flowers open at night, releasing a delightful fragrance that attracts pollinators like moths and bats. The colorful, fleshy fruits that follow are a true marvel, with their vibrant hues and unique shape.

Beyond their ornamental appeal, Dragon Fruit Cacti offer a culinary experience like no other. Their sweet and refreshing flesh, speckled with tiny black seeds, delights the palate with its tropical flavors. Whether enjoyed fresh on its own, added to fruit salads, transformed into smoothies, or used as a unique ingredient in culinary creations, Dragon Fruit is a delightful treat for food enthusiasts.

Dragon Fruit Cacti thrive in warm and tropical climates, basking in full sun to partial shade. They prefer well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter and slightly acidic to neutral (pH 5.5-7.0). Adequate moisture is essential, so regular watering is important, especially during dry periods.

To support their growth and maximize fruit production, Dragon Fruit Cacti benefit from regular feeding with a balanced fertilizer. As they grow, these cacti will require sturdy support, such as trellises or stakes, to ensure proper growth and prevent damage to the delicate branches.

Create a Fruitscape™ masterpiece with Dragon Fruit Cacti, marveling at their captivating beauty and savoring their exquisite flavors. Whether you seek to create a tropical oasis in your garden, enjoy the succulent fruits, or simply add an element of exotic allure to your landscape, Dragon Fruit Cacti will be a treasured addition.

Growing Guides

You can find many planting & care guides on our growing guides page.

Shipping Info

Shipping Restrictions

Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally:  Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.

Shipping Information

Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.

The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door:  We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!

Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.

Click Here To View Our Shipping Page For More Information & Packing/Unpacking Plants Videos

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