The Hylocereus genus and the monacanthus species are where the Hana white dragon fruit comes from. This kind was found along the road to Hana on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
The stems of this type of Hylocereus are thinner and have longer thorns than those of other types. This variety can reproduce itself and also gives a lot of pollen to other varieties.
This pitahaya sort is also known for its high nutritional value. It is a good source of antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber. It also contains small amounts of other essential vitamins and minerals like iron, calcium, and potassium. Its low calorie content and high fiber content make it a great choice for people who are looking for a healthy and satisfying snack.
When the flowers bloom at night, they give off a sweet scent. The flowers of this variety are unique because they start out white and fade to a soft pink.
|Preferred climate:||Tropical, subtropical|
|Max height:||2-5 m|
|Suitability in pots:||Yes|
|Time to fruit / flower/ harvest:||1.5-2 years|
|Preferred soil type:||Sand or volcanic|
|Soil pH:||Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)|
|Weather tolerance:||5 out of 5|
|Fruit production:||5 out of 5|
|Flavor:||5 out of 5|
|Growing:||5 out of 5|
Even though the fruit is small, some can weigh more than a pound. The taste of the fruit was a surprise. It tastes like a sweet melon but has a floral or rosy aftertaste and a brix rating of 18 on average. In the low 20s, we found that bigger fruit had a higher brix value. Has a taste like Connie Mayer, which is tropical.
This variety is different from other Hylocereus undatus because of the stem, the flower, and the taste of the fruit. This type of dragonfruit can reproduce itself and is a great source of pollen for other types of Dragon Fruit. It also grows very quickly, reaching over 6 feet in one year. It took 14 months from cut to fruit, which made it one of the fastest fruits to grow. This is one of the best types with white flesh.
In conclusion, Hana White is a unique and delicious variety of pitaya fruit that stands out with its white flesh and sweet taste. Its high nutritional value, versatility, and visual appeal make it a popular choice among consumers.