Hylocereus undatus, the white-fleshed pitahaya, is a species of Cactaceae and is the most Spines on the adult branches are 1-3, 2–4 mm long, being acicular ( needle-like) to almost conical, and grayish brown to black in colour and.
Goal: Being a new fruit species recently introduced to the Sri Lankan agriculture, it is understood that dragon fruit has not been extensively studied under the local growing conditions. In present conditions monoculture of dragon fruit has become much popular among farmers in Sri.
Hylocereus undatus. (Dragon Fruit Cactus). Red dragon fruit is a Height at Maturity: 5 to 8 m. Spread at Maturity: 3 to 5 meters. Time to Ultimate Height: 5 to 10.