Kona Brazil dragon fruit is one of the most exotic and delicious fruits found in nature. It’s a unique, deep pink-skinned fruit which can be eaten both raw and cooked.
This hybrid developed by crossing a variety from Hawaii. Produces beautiful, tasty, round-shaped fruits with dark red skin and purple flesh, very sweet and of good size. The average weight is 0.50-0.75 lbs. Needs cross-pollination. Brix: 17-18%.
|Latin name:||Hylocereus guatemalensis x H. undatus|
|Preferred climate:||Tropical, subtropical|
|Pulp color:||Purple / magenta|
|Taste:||Similar to a kiwi-grape|
|Sun:||Full to part sun|
|Suitability in pots:||Yes, with 35L+ pot|
|Water requirements:||Drought hardy|
|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:||3 out of 5|
|Home planting:||3 out of 5|
|Commercial planting:||3 out of 5|
It has a mild flavor that takes you to the tropics and is much sweeter than some of the more common types. This variety can grow in subtropical climates and can deal with short frosts.
In conclusion, Kona Brazil dragon fruit is an amazing and unique tropical fruit that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. It has a mild, sweet flavor with a hint of tartness that makes it incredibly versatile and delicious. With its dazzling pink exterior and soft magenta flesh, it makes for an eye-catching snack or dessert.