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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Pitaya

Authors
item Zee, Francis
item Yen, Ching-Ruey - NAT'L PINGTUNG UNIV.
item Nishina, Melvin - CTAHR, U.HI.

Submitted to: Extension Service Bulletins
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: March 20, 2004
Publication Date: June 20, 2004
Citation: Zee, F.T., Yen, C., Nishina, M. 2004. Pitaya. Extension Service Bulletins. F&N 9, 3 pg.

Interpretive Summary: Pitaya culture and management is now available for producers and home gardeners. New varieties produce large, sweet fruit and beautiful flowers. Propagation and care are outlined.

Technical Abstract: Recent breeding and selection research in Taiwan and Vietnam has resulted in many self-fertile and productive pitaya (Hylocereus undatus) varieties that produce large, sweet fruit. Culture and management are outlined.

Last Modified: 9/10/2014