fb

Or login with below

Dragon Fruit, Ajagar Phal ( Grown through seeds ) - Plant

Note: The image is for reference purpose only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height etc.
Dragon fruit produces a beautiful but short-lived fruit with the appearance of a brilliant pink rosebud.
Annual Plants
Sales price 499
(1 plant)
Plant height : 1.5 feet (+/- 20%)

The plant is potted in 6 inch plastic Pot
Item will be shipped by 3 - 5 days
4.4/5 1069 Reviews
( 1069 times booked in last 90 days )
All India Delivery
500,000 Happy Customers

Special Gift Today
Get 1 Maxi Grow Free
  • Plant Growth and Flowering Booster.
  • Can be applied to all house plants and vegetable plants
** The offer is valid on all orders placed today

Description for Dragon Fruit, Ajagar Phal ( Grown through seeds )

The exact origin is unknown but is likely from Southern Mexico through Costa Rica. A truly amazing cactus, Dragon Fruit Cactus is a highly prolific climber with an epiphytic nature using aerial roots to help propel itself ever higher and farther along whatever path it can find to reach lengths of up to 20 feet or more.Easily adapted to a variety of climates and soils this night blooming cactus is world renowned and is cultivated around the world in tropical regions for the fruit it bears.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Dragon fruit, pitaya, pitahaya, Night blooming Cereus, king of the nihgt, Strawberry Pear, Belle of the Night, Cinderella Plant White May to June 10 to 20 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Plant flush with the soil line. Fertilize only occasionally. Water the dragon fruit plant in the same manner as a tropical cactus.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun to part shade Well-drained soil Medium 10 to 30 degrees C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Dragon Fruit

  • Dragon Fruit Cactus must be treated like a Tropical Cactus and water when nearly dry but try to keep the climbing pole moist.
  • An automatic dripper at the top of the post works well.
  • Well-drained, sandy cactus mix.
  • Remember try to stay away from wet, mucky soils.
  • Fertilizer can be detrimental to Dragon Fruit Cactus and too much can kill the plant so fertilize sparingly with low-nitrogen cactus fertilizer, slow time release is best.
  • For in-ground planting, broadcast a balanced granular fertilizer once a month. Dragon Fruit Cactus are light feeders, however unfertilized they will tend to grow very slowly and virtually remain dormant.

Harvesting

These plants start bearing fruits in the first year itself. Generally, these plants starts flowering in May to June month and bears fruits from Aug to Dec month.

Typical uses of Dragon Fruit

Special features: This fruit helps in controlling diabetes, preventing arthritis, improving heart health, weight management, fighting against aging, preventing asthma, lowering cholesterol.

This fruit is high in fats and proteins. This fruit is high in vitamins & minerals. This fruit is a good source of antioxidants.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: Unverified information Tuber paste is applied externally to cure scabies.

References

  • http://botanicalgrowersnetwork.net/znetsol/1-ProductPages/Dragon/default.p.htm
  • http://www.agrifarming.in/dragon-fruit-cultivation/
  • http://balconygardenweb.com/how-to-grow-dragon-fruit-growing-dragonfruit-pitaya/
  • http://homeguides.sfgate.com/much-soil-need-dragon-fruit-plants-63045.html
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=d243

You may browse related categories

Want to write review ?

Click here to Login

What garden lovers say ... ?

5 / 5 Savitha Naik 02 July 2018
Very much happy with the product and service. On time delivery with product being in perfect condition.
5 / 5 Kopfo Kadena 02 July 2018
Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments
4 / 5 anuradha 02 July 2018
What are other names of this plant?
More reviews
Tag cloud : buy online plant dragon fruit, ajagar phal ( grown through seeds ) - plant,buy plants online dragon fruit, ajagar phal ( grown through seeds ) - plant,buy online plants dragon fruit, ajagar phal ( grown through seeds ) - plant,buy plant online dragon fruit, ajagar phal ( grown through seeds ) - plant,buy plants online india dragon fruit, ajagar phal ( grown through seeds ) - plant,dragon fruit, a

 

Flat 40% Off Top 5 Plants Pack View All

nurserylive-hibiscus-pack-of-5-plant-plants
Hibiscus (Pack of 5) - Plant
( 1025 times booked in 90 days )
1321 40% Off

Special gift Inside
nurserylive-top-5-air-purifier-and-oxygen-enriching-plant-pack
Top 5 air purifier and oxygen enriching plant pack
( 4748 times booked in 90 days )
1321 40% Off

Special gift Inside
nurserylive-top-5-no-fail-plants
Top 5 No Fail Plants
( 4258 times booked in 90 days )
1351 40% Off

Special gift Inside
nurserylive-top-5-jasmine-flowering-plants
Top 5 Jasmine Flowering Plants
( 1526 times booked in 90 days )
1269 40% Off

Special gift Inside
nurserylive-money-plant-scindapsus-pack-of-4-plant
Money Plant, Scindapsus ( Pack of 4) - Plant
( 426 times booked in 90 days )
1052 40% Off

Special gift Inside
 

Flat 40% Off Kitchen Garden Kit View All

nurserylive-best-flowering-30-bulbs-garden-pack3
Best flowering 30 bulbs - Garden Pack
( 50 times booked in 90 days )
758 40% Off

Special gift Inside
nurserylive-vegetable-seed-balls-kit-for-kids-learning-make-50-balls4
Special gift Inside
nurserylive-5-easy-to-grow-vegetable-seeds-hybrid-kitchen-garden-pack
Flat 40% Off Today
nurserylive-flowering-seed-ball-kit-make-50-seed-balls4
Flowering seed ball kit (Make 50 seed balls)
( 29 times booked in 90 days )
195 40% Off

Special gift Inside
nurserylive-5-easy-to-grow-herb-seeds-hybrid-kitchen-garden-pack
Flat 40% Off Today

Ask any gardening related query, Get answer within 1 day

Ask query now

( 12000+ queries answered )

Check nursery experts recommendations, top 10 list 

Check  NOW

( 1500+ recommendations given )

Read customer blogs, suggestions, tips & experiences on gardening in India

Read Blogs NOW

( 800+ blogs written by users )

Learn gardening & plants care through video lessons created by garden lovers

Watch videos

( 15000+ videos collection )

About

Newsletter

Subscribe to get special offers!
We promise absolutely NO SPAM.

Change language