Dragonfruit Stem Cutting | Dragonfruit Propagation from Cuttings

Choose only the best and most healthy stock from which to prepare a dragonfruit cutting, as the health and quality of the dragonfruit cactus which is the cutting source determines the quality if the derived dragonfruit cactus plant! Avoid any diseased or pest ridden dragonfruit cactus for the dragonfruit stem cuttings for the same reasons. The stem cutting (dragon fruit vine cutting) is naturally inclined to put out roots and should sprout roots quickly during the 'curing' process.

Dragon Fruit Cuttings | Stem Cutting Method

Taking stem cuttings from dragonfruit cactus that are at least a year or more old, and strong and vigorous, and ideally having proven their ability to bloom and fruit abundantly producing high quality dragon fruits. To prepare a dragon fruit vine cutting…

Dragon Fruit Vine Cutting | Curing Process

Treat the cut ends of the dragon fruit stem cuttings with fungicide to prevent fungus rot of the dragonfruit cactus at the cutting location and then allow the cuttings to 'heal' or 'cure' for about 1 week in a dry spot out of direct sunlight. This step…

Dragon Fruit Cuttings | Stem Cutting Planting

Now that your dragon fruit cuttings have finished the so called 'curing' process and put out roots, you are ready to plant the cuttings to give them an outside source of water and nutrients beyond what is stored in the dragon fruit cactus cutting itself…

Dragonfruit Root Growth | Stem Cuttings vs. Seedlings

One important note about the difference between growing dragon fruit cactus from seed and growing dragon fruit cactus from vine cuttings (stem cuttings) is the difference in the amount of root growth at the time you either do a direct planting of the…

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