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Black Dragon Fruit
« on: June 29, 2019, 12:26:15 PM »
Hi  All

Anyone know about this black dragon fruit  ?


« Last Edit: June 29, 2019, 12:28:19 PM by Ali »

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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2019, 03:48:23 PM »
First of all what was the context of the photo? Who, what, when, where and why do you have the photo or want information?
Someone knows something about this photo, what do you already know, Ali?

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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2019, 06:32:55 PM »
That was grown by me, at Lockyer Valley Dragonfruit, and the pic is from my Instagram page . Itís an Ocamponis x coniflorus, and is super spikey. The spines donít come off the skin and are very sharp. Only a small fruit, similar in size to S.Dragon, with firm flesh and a rosewater flavour.






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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2019, 06:34:32 PM »
Not sure who named it Black Dragonfruit, but it is actually purple skinned👍

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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2019, 02:00:05 AM »
First of all what was the context of the photo? Who, what, when, where and why do you have the photo or want information?
Someone knows something about this photo, what do you already know, Ali?

I know nothing about this black dragon fruit thus I need more info about this obscure and elusive black colour which I never seen before      :D

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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2019, 03:30:16 AM »
That was grown by me, at Lockyer Valley Dragonfruit, and the pic is from my Instagram page . Itís an Ocamponis x coniflorus, and is super spikey. The spines donít come off the skin and are very sharp. Only a small fruit, similar in size to S.Dragon, with firm flesh and a rosewater flavour.






Thank you very much for your kind explaination and detail , Greatly appreciated   :D  Now I can be sure it was not Hylocereus I thought it were before

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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2019, 04:01:33 AM »
Just out of curiosity, where did you find the picture?

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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2019, 05:13:04 AM »
> I need more info about this obscure and elusive black colour

This is not the same case and looks a real fruit, but it's worth noting that many photos of so called black fruits shown in internet are strongly photoshoped. Its trivial to modify the saturation and tone of a fruit in a photo. Some of them have even a skin smoothing filter applied.

Is the same scam as the seeds of blue japanese maple. If you see a fruit of a stricking and uncommon colour in digital photo most of the times is a fake or the colors are artifitially saturated. Cheap cameras in phones do it all the time to hide its bad quality.
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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2019, 05:50:51 AM »
Wow! Does someone know where to get the seeds or cuttings Ocamponis?
❀ Sergey ❀

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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2019, 01:33:43 PM »
Just out of curiosity, where did you find the picture?

From a friend of mine but I don't know where did he get that

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Re: Black Dragon Fruit
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2019, 12:24:40 AM »
This variety is legit, but given its very spiny skin I doubt it could ever be grown commercially. It is available in the US but would be fairly difficult to track down, I think. If you could breed the spines out of it and keep the flavour, I think it would be a great piece of fruit.

 

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