Zamorano Dragon Fruit is a Hylocereus polyrhizus hybrid that is native to Honduras. This variety is a small to medium-sized fruit typically weighing .75 to 1 pound. The skin of the fruit is red with dark green fins. The flesh is crimson red and has a sweet mild flavor. This fruit is great eaten fresh, in jams, as a garnish, or even juiced in drinks. The plant overall is reliable with plenty of flowers but is a slow grower.
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.