Pitaya (Dragon Fruit) (Hylocereus undatus) Pests and Beneficial Insects
A photo of a young pitaya fruit on the plant. It is yellow-green mostly but each petal is edged in brilliant pinkish purple
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Keywords

Dragon Fruit
Pitaya
Pitahaya
Hylocereus undatus

How to Cite

Duncan, Rita, Daniel Carrillo, and Jorge Peña. 2021. “Pitaya (Dragon Fruit) (Hylocereus Undatus) Pests and Beneficial Insects”. EDIS 2021 (1), 13. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in1292-2020.

Abstract

Pitaya or Dragon Fruit is a recent crop in South Florida; it belongs to the Cactaceae family, and its scientific name is Hylocereus undatus (Haworth) Britton & Rose. This fruit crop has grown rapidly and shows a good potential for commercialization. This fact sheet contains some of the pests and beneficial insects associated with it.  

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