Plant Care Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)

Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)


Hylocereus Polyrhizus

How to care for Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)


How often to water your Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)

Water needs for Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)
0.5 cups
every 12

Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh) needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh) in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh): 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh) love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh) does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh): repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh) after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)

Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)

Dragon Fruit (Red Flesh)

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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