How to Grow Dragon Fruit

Have we got your attention? Convinced of all the great nutritional benefits of dragon fruit?Now wondering how to grow dragonfruit cactus? How to grow dragonfruit cactus fruit from the mature dragonfruit cactus? It isn't hard to get started growing dragonfruit plants, but learning to grow dragonfruit plants all the way to maturity to produce dragonfruit cactus fruit successfully is sometimes another story. Night blooming and short blooming times can make dragonfruit pollination hard both for growing dragonfruit cactus at home and in dragonfruit commercial cultivation alike. Pollination is by nocturnal pollinators such as bats and moths, and you may not live in region where bats are abundant, for example. For the hobbyist, the trouble is reliably getting repeatable successful fruitings of mature dragonfruit cactus. However, you can easily start to grow dragonfruit cactus from seeds or cuttings. If you grow dragonfruit cactus from dragonfruit seeds it takes a little longer, of course. In places like Asia and South American growing dragonfruit cactus plants is a commercial enterprise, but anywhere growing dragonfruit cactus can be a pleasure. If you have children or are part of a school group, growing dragonfruit cactus can be fun for kids too! You can even sometimes grow dragonfruit cactus fruit right from Trader Joe's dried dragonfruit cactus fruit seeds!


If you want more details on how to grow dragonfruit, the dragonfruit pages at Foodlywise.com will introduce you to all aspects of the dragonfruit including health benefits of dragonfruit and where to buy dragonfruit and tips on how to grow dragonfruit cactus (growing dragonfruit cactus can be very rewarding). You can also learn how to eat dragonfruit  both dried dragonfruit and fresh dragonfruit.

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