Venus dragon fruit

Venus dragon fruit dragon fruit

In this topic we will talk about one of Israel’s most famous varieties of dragonfruit, called Venus.


Due to its unusual shape, this pitaya fruit is known as “dragon’s eggs” in Asia. But despite its beauty, in the West it remains merely a gimmick. This is due to the fact that most often on the shelves get varieties without a pronounced taste.

Plant type:Perennial vine, fruit
Outside color:Red
Pulp color:Bright red
Weight:From 700 grams to 1 kilo
Flavor:5 out of 5
Appearance:5 out of 5
Production:4 out of 5
Home planting:4 out of 5
Commercial planting:4 out of 5

A few decades ago, Israeli scientists were able to create pitaya cultivars whose flavor matched their beauty.

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This variety can be grown throughout the country, except in areas with extremely hot or cold climates. Harvesting is from June to December. The cactus should be positioned in a partially shaded region or in the northern portion of the garden.

To ensure pollination, you must plant two types of pitaya in order to produce fruit. To improve the number of fruit, we propose doing manual pollination.


In conclusion,the Venus dragon fruit is a delicious and exotic fruit that is perfect for adding to a summertime dish. With its vibrant colors and unique flavor, it is sure to make any meal more exciting. So if you’re looking for something new to try, be sure to give this fruit a chance.

Venus ripe dragon fruit photo


Is dragon fruit cactus same as dragonfruit?
The dragon fruit is a relative of the cactus pear. However, pitahaya seeds are fully soft and edible (much like kiwifruit seeds), whereas cactus pear seeds are crunchy like passion fruit seeds! In addition, unlike the cactus pear, the dragon fruit's skin lacks spines.
Is dragon fruit exotic?
Dragon fruit is an exotic cactus fruit with a sweet, tangy taste. Around fifty years ago, it was introduced to Asia from the Americas. Initially grown for Vietnam's affluent, they are now the country's leading export fruit.
Do you need 2 dragon fruit plants?
Because the majority of pitaya varieties require pollination to produce fruit, it is recommended to have more than one plant. The night-blooming flowers are typically pollinated by bats, moths, and bees, but most growers pollinate by hand to increase fruit production.
Michael Gorelov
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