In this topic we will tell you about a unique variety of the dragon fruit with lemonade flavor called Pink Lemonade (also sometimes called Lucy or Lucille Lemonade).
Pink Lemonade pitaya yields elongated fruit with a gorgeous pale pink flesh and a pink skin. The fruit is somewhat more acidic than other cultivars, giving it a tart taste. It has a moderate amount of sugar with a brix value of approximately 16-17. It blooms throughout midsummer.
|Flesh color:||Pale pink|
|Plant type:||vine fruit / vegetable|
|Fruiting / harvesting season:||February to June|
|Soil needs:||Average well-drained / rich|
|Pollination:||Partially self-fruitful. Fruit will be larger if planted near another variety|
|Sun exposure:||sun - mostly sun|
|Flower season:||spring / summer / fall|
|Water needs:||even moisture - regular|
This sort has a tart citrus taste and is quite pleasant and sweet. Ideal for both commercial growers and amateur gardeners. Self-pollinating plant that can reach a mass of 1 kg. Pink Lemonade pitahaya is a quick-growing dragon fruit variety that prefers full sun.
It has reasonable disease resistance, but is susceptible to cactus rust during the winter months. During the winter, it is advisable to limit the plant’s food and water intake and feed it heavily in the spring for optimal growth.
Dragonfruit require a substantial support to climb and hang over in order to blossom. As jungle cacti, they prefer consistent hydration that drains away fast. They prefer nutrient-dense organic soil and monthly composted organic plant food feedings. During early spring, provide more potassium (potash of sulphate) to promote a vigorous bloom response and optimal fruit set.
In conclusion, the pink lemonade dragon fruit is a unique and delicious variety of dragon fruit. It is high in antioxidants and has a lovely tart flavor. If you are looking for a new and exciting fruit to add to your diet, the pink lemonade dragon fruit is a great option!