Cerise dragon fruit

Cerise dragon fruit dragon fruit

In the world of exotic fruits, few can compete with the intrigue and allure of the dragon fruit. Today, we’ll journey into the world of one particular variety: the Cerise Dragon Fruit.


“Cerise” dragon fruit variety (H. polyrhizus hybrid) is a relatively new entrant in the dragon fruit family. This cultivar, cherished for its sweet and unique flavor profile, is grown in various parts of the world. This dragonfruit has a pink skin with intense greenish-yellow hue. The flesh inside is pink, speckled with tiny black seeds.

These pitahaya fruits are known for their sweetness, often described as a cross between a pear and a kiwi, with a slight crunchiness from the seeds.

Preferred climate: Tropical, subtropical
Sun:Full to part sun
Suitability in pots:Yes, with 35L+ pot
Water requirements:Little watering
Is it a dwarf fruit tree: Can be pruned to 2m
Time to fruit / flower / harvest:2-3 years
Weight:~300 grams
Preferred soil type: Perfect drainage (sand / volcanic)
Soil pH:Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
Flavor:5 out of 5
Appearance:5 out of 5
Production:4 out of 5

Health benefits

Cerise dragon fruits are packed with vitamins C and E, fiber, and antioxidants, making them a nutrient-dense choice for fruit lovers.

Regular consumption of this sort could potentially improve digestion, support immune function, and promote skin health, among other benefits.

Cerise dragon fruit


Cerise dragon fruits thrive in a tropical to subtropical climate and well-drained soil. While the plant is drought-resistant, a balanced watering schedule and plenty of sunlight are critical for fruit production.

From preparing the soil to providing a climbing support for this cactus plant, the journey of growing this pitaya fruit is indeed rewarding.


The Cerise dragon fruit is not just a delight to the eyes and taste buds, but it’s also packed with nutritional goodness. Its cultivation can be a rewarding experience, connecting us to the wonders of nature. Whether you are a fruit enthusiast, a gardener, or simply an adventurous eater, dragonfruit is a variety to explore and enjoy.


Is “Cerise” self-fertile?
Yes, it is self-pollinating.
Where was this variety bred?
Most likely, it was bred in Australia.
Anna Gorelova
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