On this page we are talking about the outside (the skin) color of the dragon fruit, which in this case has a yellow color.
Hylocereus Megalanthus (yellow dragon fruit)
The Yellow Dragon fruit, also known as the yellow pitaya, is a rare special sort, part of the dragon fruit family. The yellow dragon fruit isn’t the most popular dragon fruit but is definitely one of the most delicious tasting fruits we have ever eaten! It is significantly sweeter than ‘regular’ dragon fruits and is one of our favorite fruits without a doubt!
The Yellow Dragon Fruit, or Hylocereus Megalanthus, is originally from Colombia and Ecuador but can grow in the northern south American climate! The fruit is about 10 centimeters long and 7 centimeters wide, much smaller than red variants! Their size however can vary depending on the growing conditions and climate.
We are extremely proud to be able to offer yellow dragon fruit cuttings and seeds to you! For now we only have seeds for sale, but the dragon fruit cuttings will soon be for sale! We are working extremely hard to add every dragon fruit variant to our product range.
Remarkable, delicious taste
The inside of the yellow pitaya contains white flesh with black seeds. The white flesh tastes a lot sweeter than a regular pink dragon fruit and is extremely delicious! The yellow dragon fruit seeds taste a little bit bitter but that doesn’t ruin the taste at all.
Yellow dragon fruit cuttings will be available in 2022!
Health benefits of eating yellow pitaya
The difference between the nutrition in dragon fruits mainly depends on the colour of the flesh. Usually, the darker a fruit’s flesh, the more antioxidants it has. The white dragon fruits, however, do have a high amount of vitamins and minerals that are great for your body. Another difference is that, white dragon fruit contains less sugar compared to the red varieties.
Want to know everything about growing yellow dragon fruit? Read along!
Growing dragon fruit cuttings
If you’re interested in growing your own yellow pitayas you should decide whether you’ll buy yellow dragon fruit cuttings or start from scratch with seeds. We sell seeds and cuttings and will explain what it takes to grow both, so you can decide what’s the best option for you. For all information check out our page about how to grow pitaya’s.
Optimal climate for the fruits
The yellow pitaya is a subtropical cactus from central- and south America. This of course means that it thrives in warm, humid environments either out- or inside. The plant needs to stay in temperatures between 0 degrees Celsius and 32.2 degrees Celsius.
If you are interested in collaborating with us to grow even more yellow dragon fruit, feel free to drop us a line!
We will be able to offer yellow dragon fruit cuttings somewhere in 2022. If you are interested in buying yellow dragon fruit cuttings online please send us an email. As of now we are only able to sell yellow dragon fruit seeds. Curious about the other colors? Have a look here! If you have any questions regarding special orders, please contact us by email!