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Hylocereus (Red Pitahaya) & Selenicereus (Yellow Pitahaya)

Red Pitahaya and Yellow Pitahaya belong to the cactus family (Cactaceae) and are a climbing species from tropical areas in South America. They have beautiful large cream-white flowers followed by large ovoid, bright magenta-red (Hylocereus undatus - Red Pitahaya) or bright yellow (Selenicereus megalantus - Yellow Pitahaya) fruits with a transparent, slightly sweet, refreshing fruit pulp. Easily cultivated in any well drained soil, on an organic basis in partial shade to full sun. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 12°C. Older plants require a climbing aid.
Sow seeds flat on any well drained, humus rich, slightly sandy soil in a sunny spot at some 20°C. Cover seeds only slightly with soil. In winter place pots very sunny. Carefully transplant seedlings as soon as they are strong enough.
20 seeds per package.
Hylocereus undatus (Red Pitahaya)

Hylocereus undatus (Red Pitahaya)

100 (150)cm, Red Pitahaya makes large, bright magenta-red fruits with a transparent or rarely deep magenta, refreshing and juicy, only faintly sweet fruit pulp. An easily cultivated climbing cactus from tropical woods in Brazil with beautiful, large, fragrant, cream-white flowers. Easily cultivated in any humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VII-IX.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package (magenta fleshed)8564 € 3,99
seed package (white fleshed)1527 € 2,99