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NewGen

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How to fatten up dragon fruit branches?
« on: June 13, 2019, 12:55:21 PM »
Are flat and/or skinny branches indicative of a lack of water? or something else?
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Re: How to fatten up dragon fruit branches?
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2019, 03:31:36 PM »
Even though I grow in the ground with plenty of water and fertility sometimes I have gotten flat branches but then they change back to normal 3 sided.

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Re: How to fatten up dragon fruit branches?
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2019, 03:32:27 PM »
They fatten up with age.
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Re: How to fatten up dragon fruit branches?
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2019, 01:32:46 PM »
Mine fatten with water, they get fat over winter and spring with our wet winters and get skinny with hotter weather and fruit production in the summer

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Re: How to fatten up dragon fruit branches?
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2019, 03:42:36 PM »
Thanks guys. I'll water more and add more fertilizer.

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Re: How to fatten up dragon fruit branches?
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2019, 05:02:22 AM »
As above they fatten up with age.

Although, I recently had some get very skinny in the pot after already being fat. Ended up finding grubs had eaten the roots (cicada or beetle larvae, very common here). Changed the soil and they grew back fine.

 

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