Rixford is a Dragon Fruit hybrid variety from the genus Hylocereus. The fruit is a round non-self-pollinating medium to large sized purple fleshed fruits that weight 1.0 to 1.5 pounds. The plant is slow growing in the beginning and needs to be more mature to bloom. Once mature it becomes a high producer. The fruit is very tasty with a nice amount of sweetness.
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.