Hylocereus polyhizos undatus "Physical Graffiti"
Physical Graffiti produces a large dark-pink fleshed fruit . This variety is rated as on the best tasting varieties along with being prolific and easy to grow! This is a great choice for dragon fruit enthusiasts!
Self-Sterile - It needs cross pollination to set fruit, usually done by hand pollination from another variety.
Dragon fruit are a tropical fruiting cactus. Dragon fruit will not grow in cold climates, so make sure that the temperature is above 40 degrees Fahrenheit to prevent cold damage. Protect from hard freezes. Dragon fruit can be grown in containers or in the ground, planted in well-drained soil, full sun and trained to a heavy-duty trellis to support weight of this fast-growing plant. Avoid overplanting into very large containers, instead, gradually increase container size in relation to the plant size. We recommend a complete fertilizer during the growing season. Avoid overwatering in the winter to ensure the plant does not rot off.
All our dragon fruit plants have been greenhouse grown. When you receive your plants, please be patient in acclimating them to their new environment. This means slowly transitioning them from shade to full sun over a period of at least three weeks to avoid sun scald. This could take longer in extreme heat.
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Beautiful rooted cuttings with new growth showing. This is my 3rd order.
So far I have purchased about a dozen varieties of dragon fruit from Cal Poly Pomona Nursery. They were shipped promptly and very well packaged. On delivery in April they were well rooted small plants a few inches tall. It's now late July, about 3 months since receiving them, and they have grown to a height of two to three feet. Their growth has been vigorous and I have now planted them in large tubs with a trellis. I have been able to take cuttings that I have rooted. I'm eager to leave another review next year when they fruit to give my impressions of the fruit of each variety. I live in Northern California on the east shore of the San Francisco Bay, so I don't know how well some of the varieties will survive the cool winter, but I'm prepared to cover them if needed.
Plant looks very healthy. Hopefully it will grow well. Can’t wait to have some fruits. Thank you. Will definitely buy again soon.
Very pleased and looking forward to watching them grow . Thanks
Very misleading marketing. Description states “easy to grow”. Leaves out the fact it’s self sterile. I wanted fruit, not a cactus.
>I got my plants two days after the Monday I ordered perfectly on time. USPS put the package upside down on my porch even though CalPoly had CLEARLY labeled which side of the box was “up”. Opening the box there was bubble wrap around all three plants and a little soil escaped but that was expected seeing as it was upside down. The plant soil was quite moist to keep them watered in transit although this did cause a small issue for my dragon fruit. My Physical graffiti dragon fruit came about 4 inches tall and was very beautiful overall aside from a grey spot on the top.I couldn’t find anything online about it and I did reach out to CalPoly with no response about how to care for the plants I received that may have had issues. Ive come to realize now that my dragon fruit was trying to root into the soil it was laying in and there are roots on the top of my plant. I also read on another site that this variety is SELF STERILE! Which means you need another type of dragon fruit for this one to ever produce fruit. I got this one because I thought it could self pollinate so that is unfortunate that it was not stated. Other than that though it made it here wonderfully and was packaged well. It is now thriving and growing well in northern CA where I will winter it indoors. > TL;DR: packaged well, some damage, self sterile need another dragon fruit plant for it to fruit.
I would recomend you nursery.
I am grateful and thankful for Monica S' excellent customer service in ensuring the order was valid and in order. You can count on additional business from me in the future.