Purple Haze Dragon Fruit
A vibrant purple-fleshed dragon fruit delicious enough for Jimi Hendrix. Fruit production is abundant and may require thinning to get larger fruits. The delicious flavor of grape and kiwi might have you asking yourself, “Is this tomorrow or just the end of time?”. Self-sterile so grow with another variety and hand pollinate the flowers.
Latin Name: Hylocereus guatemalensis x H. undatus
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Hardiness: Can be grown where temperatures don’t fall below freezing, though we’ve heard stories of people overwintering them here in Portland if they can be kept dry in winter. If growing in a temperate climate you can grow it in a pot and move indoors for winter.
Bearing Age: 2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 3-4 ft. in height.
Taste: Sweet and refreshing
Fruit Skin: Bright pink with a deep purple flesh
Yield: Many beautiful dragon fruit! Depends on pot size
Pests & Diseases: We’ve not seen them be bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 9a