Dark Star is a medium to large sized fruit pink fleshed variety that weighs on average 3/4 to 1 pound. 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. It tropical regions in can handle full sun. Strong grower! An easy to grow dragon fruit 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.
Dragon fruit can be grow in containers or in the ground as long as they are planted in well-drained soil, full sun and trained to a trellis to support weight of this fast-growing cactus. Protect from hard freezes.