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Hylocereus - dragon fruit

This is a discussion on Hylocereus - dragon fruit within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; More commonly known as the Dragon Fruit. Ephemeral, exotic, HUGE....

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    Default Hylocereus - dragon fruit

    More commonly known as the Dragon Fruit. Ephemeral, exotic, HUGE.
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    Have not seen this one before!

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    It is a big cactus, Harvey, with fleshy red dragon fruit.

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    love this flower, mine should be blooming soon, nice photos

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    Hi Angel don't forget to send some of the juicy fruits here once it's mature so delicious he.he.he.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zainal abidin View Post
    Hi Angel don't forget to send some of the juicy fruits here once it's mature so delicious he.he.he.
    Hello Zainal. Well, i hope the insects do their job this time and pollinate some flowers successfully. This particular plant has not produced any fruit yet so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stateless View Post
    love this flower, mine should be blooming soon, nice photos
    Thanks, Ed. Hope to see some photos of yours soon.

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    A spectacular ornamental plant AND a food source. We need a Cattleya x Musa hybrid to compete with that.

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    I was under the impression there are edible orchid flowers. Is that an 'urban garden' legend?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaphMadMan View Post
    A spectacular ornamental plant AND a food source. We need a Cattleya x Musa hybrid to compete with that.
    LOL Kirk! A catt and musa hybrid? Gotta see that one, that would be the day. And I was eating a banana too when I saw your comment.

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    I don't know for sure Harvey. But I for one have never known of any Filipino recipe that uses orchids. Besides, vandas would be toooo pretty to cook.

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    The second photo where the back and base of the flower is visible does remind me of the scales of a dragon.

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    I think they are eaten raw, the edible ones, if they exist. If dandelion is edible, then there must be an orchid that is!

    Kind of like avocado, can't really cook the stuff.

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