All of 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 full shade to full sun.
Dragon fruit is tropical fruiting cactus. Dragon fruit will not grow in cold climates, so make sure that the temperature is above 40 degrees Fahrenheit to prevent damage from occurring to the plant. For optimal growth, the temperature needs to be between 65 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Dragon fruit can be planted in large containers or in the ground as long as they are protected from frost.
Bananas are heavy nitrogen feeders so it is recommend to apply a high nitrogen fertilizer every few months during the growing season. Bananas prefer a shaded area and grow best in a frost free area. During the hot summer months it is best to protect from direct sunlight.