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Dragon Fruit - Yellow (Hylocereus megalanthus) 6"

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๐ŸŒผ Introducing the Yellow Dragon Fruit (Hylocereus megalanthus) - A Tropical Delight!

๐ŸŒฑ Grow Your Own Tropical Oasis with Ease!

  • Size: Ships in a 6" container.
  • Thriving Zones: Ideal for Zones 9-11.
  • Growth Habits: With structural support, it matures to a majestic height of 15-20 ft.

๐ŸŒŸ Discover the Tropical Paradise Within Your Garden ๐ŸŒŸ

๐Ÿƒ Embrace Its Unique Appeal:

  • Plant Description: Graceful, climbing stems with captivating, nocturnal blooms.
  • Color & Texture: A striking yellow skin, contrasting beautifully with the snowy-white, velvety flesh.

๐Ÿก Ornamental Oasis:

  • Landscaping Tips: Elevate your garden or patio with this ornamental delight.
  • Planting Practices: Thrives in well-drained sandy soil under full sun to part shade.
  • Best Practices: Provide sturdy support for vertical growth.

๐Ÿ‹ Flavor Profile & Culinary Delights:

  • Texture: Delicately juicy, tender flesh.
  • Taste: A symphony of sweet and slightly tangy notes. More complexity than red cultivars. Overall better flavor.
  • Fruit Description: A radiant yellow skin encases snowy-white flesh, exuding tropical elegance.
  • Culinary Versatility: Elevate your culinary creations - perfect for smoothies, sorbets, desserts, and more!

๐ŸŒฟ Fruiting Habits:

  • Season: Expect a bountiful harvest in the summer.
  • Fruit Set Boost: Optimal pollination and consistent watering during flowering

๐Ÿ‹ Exploring the Yellow Dragon Fruit: A Sensory Adventure ๐Ÿ‹

Flavor Profile:

  • Taste: The Yellow Dragon Fruit offers a delightful combination of sweetness with a hint of tanginess. It's often likened to a blend of tropical flavors like kiwi and pear.

Fruit Description:

  • Skin Color: A vibrant yellow hue that beckons with tropical allure.
  • Flesh Color: Inside, you'll discover snowy-white, velvety flesh that's incredibly refreshing.
  • Seed Size: Smaller, edible seeds are scattered within the flesh, adding a delightful crunch.

Visual Appeal:

  • Exterior: The radiant yellow skin boasts a glossy finish, making it an eye-catching addition to any garden.
  • Interior: As you cut into it, the contrasting colors of the yellow skin and white flesh create a stunning visual display.

Texture and Juiciness:

  • The Yellow Dragon Fruit's flesh is juicy and tender, offering a mouthwatering bite with each slice.

Culinary Versatility:

  • Its unique flavor makes it a versatile ingredient for smoothies, fruit salads, jams, desserts, and even cocktails. It can also be enjoyed fresh, right off the plant!

Health Benefits:

  • Beyond its exquisite taste, the Yellow Dragon Fruit is packed with nutrients such as vitamin C, calcium, dietary fiber, and antioxidants, making it a fantastic addition to your well-balanced diet.

๐Ÿข Bring the Tropics Home:

  • Ideal For: Enthusiasts of exotic fruits, garden aficionados, and those seeking a touch of the tropics.
  • Not Ideal For: Areas outside Zones 9-11 and locations without proper support structures.

๐Ÿ  Indoor Enthusiasts:

  • Houseplant Appeal: While primarily an outdoor plant, it can thrive indoors with ample light and well-drained soil.

๐ŸŒฑ Planting Practices for the Yellow Dragon Fruit: A Guide to Thriving Growth ๐ŸŒฑ

1. Choosing the Right Location:

  • Sunlight: Ensure your Yellow Dragon Fruit gets at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily. Place it in a spot with full sun to part shade for optimal growth.
  • Protection: Shield the plant from strong winds as it can be susceptible to damage.

2. Soil Preparation:

  • Well-Drained Sandy Soil: The Yellow Dragon Fruit thrives in sandy, well-drained soil. Good drainage is essential to prevent root rot.
  • pH Levels: Aim for slightly acidic to neutral soil with a pH range of 6 to 7.

3. Planting:

  • Spacing: When planting, ensure a minimum distance of 10-15 feet between plants to accommodate its mature size.
  • Support Structures: Install sturdy trellises, arbors, or poles for the plant to climb and grow vertically. The Yellow Dragon Fruit is a climber by nature.
  • Planting Depth: Place the plant at the same depth as it was in its original pot.

4. Watering and Fertilizing:

  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the growing season (spring to fall). Reduce watering in the winter months.
  • Fertilization: Feed your plant with a balanced organic or natural blend fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season.

5. Pruning and Training:

  • Pruning: Trim back excessive growth to maintain a manageable size and promote better air circulation.
  • Training: Guide the plant onto the support structure as it grows. Regularly check for new shoots and attach them to the trellis to encourage upward growth.

6. Pollination:

  • Yellow Dragon Fruit flowers require pollination for fruit set. Encourage pollinators like bees to visit your garden or perform hand pollination using a soft brush.

7. Protecting Against Pests and Diseases:

  • Keep an eye out for common pests like aphids and scale insects. Apply organic pest control methods if necessary.
  • Ensure proper air circulation to prevent fungal diseases.

๐ŸŒผ The Yellow Dragon Fruit: Your Path to Paradise ๐ŸŒผ

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  • ๐ŸŒ Visit GreenDreams Online

About GreenDreams: At GreenDreams, we transcend mere nursery sales. We're on a mission to enrich your environment, one plant at a time. Our curated collection from the subtropical world promises quality, diversity, and an organic touch.

๐ŸŒด Experience the GreenDreams difference - Order Your Yellow Dragon Fruit Today! ๐ŸŒด

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1. Shipping Stress: Transportation can be stressful for plants, particularly when they spend several days in a confined, dark environment. It’s common for plants to experience leaf drop during this period. Rest assured, most plants typically recover quickly and thrive with minimal aftercare. However, some may need extra attention, love, and care, requiring appropriate watering and exposure to gentle light post-unboxing.

2. Potential Physical Damage: Despite our dedicated efforts to ensure that your plants are securely packaged, they may incur damage during shipping and handling by UPS. Rest assured, our shipping team is committed to packing your selections with utmost care and precision to minimize any potential harm.

  • For significant box damage, please reach out to UPS within 30 days to initiate a claim.

  • For minor damages, such as a broken branch or stem, we advise allowing the plant time to recover and regenerate with proper care and attention.

3. Long-Distance Shipping Considerations: Orders shipped over long distances, particularly to the western US, may take 3 - 5 business days to arrive due to various factors, including agricultural inspections in Arizona, California, and Texas. Such extended transit times can be particularly challenging for tender, young plants, affecting their quality due to prolonged confinement.

  • We take additional measures during packaging to facilitate a swift recovery of the plants upon unboxing.

  • Initial extra care and attention might be required over the first few weeks post-transport.

For further guidance, kindly review our detailed policies on returns and refunds, as well as our comprehensive plant care guide. We appreciate your understanding and patience in nurturing your new plants.


๐ŸŒฟ Important Shipping Information

Please take a moment to review our shipping protocols designed to ensure your plants arrive in optimal condition.

  • Countdown Clock: At the top of our online store, you'll notice a countdown clock. This tool helps communicate our weekly shipping schedule, providing clarity on when you can expect your orders to be dispatched.

  • Shipping Schedule: Our nursery, located in the heart of Central Florida, ships orders once weekly, every Monday. This is a strategic decision to prevent packages from being stationary over the weekends, ensuring that our plants travel as swiftly as possible across the country, even reaching as far as California.

  • Shipping Method: At present, we offer ground shipping rates to meet various needs while maintaining the well-being of our plants during transit.

  • Our Dedicated Team: We are a boutique nursery with a passionate team. Our members wear many hats, contributing to shipping, nursery operations, and engaging in valuable local projects. As we blossom and expand, rest assured that enhancing and streamlining our processes remains a priority to serve you better




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1. Understanding of Shipping Stress

By purchasing live plants from our store, the customer acknowledges that transportation can be stressful for plants. It is common for plants to undergo leaf drop or experience other temporary issues during shipping. However, it is understood that most plants recover quickly with adequate care and attention post-shipping.

2. Awareness of Potential Physical Damage

Customers acknowledge that despite our best efforts in packaging, there may be occurrences of damage during shipping and handling. For substantial damages to the package, customers agree to contact UPS within 30 days to initiate a claim.

3. Acknowledgement of Long-Distance Shipping Considerations

Customers recognize that shipments, especially those directed to the western US, may be subjected to longer shipping durations of 3-5 business days. Customers agree to provide necessary care to the plants, recognizing that the quality of the plants may be affected due to prolonged shipping times.

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