Hylocereus hybrid 'Dark Star Hylocereus'
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|HYLOCEREUS UNDATUS HYBRID- 'DARK STAR'-This variety is self pollinating.Dark Star is a medium to large sized fruit pink fleshed ...(
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Bloom Size: XXL
8" To 12"+ L
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|Full Description: HYLOCEREUS UNDATUS HYBRID- 'DARK STAR'-This variety is self pollinating.Dark Star is a medium to large sized fruit pink fleshed variety that weighs on average 3/4 to 1-1/4 pounds. This variety has long skinny bracts or fins that make it especially attractive. The fruit have a mild grape-like flavor that is most enjoyed when chilled and eaten fresh. This variety is self pollinating, and it will set fruit on its own.
Huge nocturnal blooms over 13" across. Same growing medium as Epis but likes shade at the feet and the top growth likes to reach full sun to bloom well.If your coastal it can handle full sun. Blooms all summer, fruits are developed after blooming and ripen by fall.Strong grower! HYLOCEREUS HYBRID -DARK STAR an easy to grow Hylocereus that grows well with almost no spotting and is a reliable bloomer/fruit producer, usually blooms mid to late summer-likes the heat, fruit is ripe by fall.|
NOTES; Sweet and tangy flavour very delicious, texture is smooth too. All around great flavor! Skin is relatively thin and peels back easily. Seeds were sort of crunchy in texture but did not take away from the flavor actually the 2 textures made it an enhancement. 5 stars on this one!