Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (6): 1267-1268.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2019-1002

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A New Red-Fleshed Pitaya Cultivar‘Meilong 1'

HUANG Lifang1, DENG Haiyan1, WANG Xiaomei1, REN Hui1, LIU Yeqiang1, LIN Hanwen2, LIANG Guidong1,*()   

  1. 1Horticulture Research Institute,Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Nanning 530007,China
    2Zhenqi Agricultural Science & Technology Company Limited of Nanning City,Nanning 530007,China
  • Received:2020-11-24 Revised:2021-04-20 Online:2021-06-25 Published:2021-07-08
  • Contact: LIANG Guidong


‘Meilong 1'is a new red flesh pitaya cultivar selected from the hybrid offsprings of Costa Rican native species(Hylocereus costaricensis)and white flesh species of Vietnam pitaya‘Baiyulong'(Hylocereus undatus). The fruit has long oval shape,bright green squam and red peel. The average single fruit weight is 525 g;the total soluble solids content is 20.1%;edible rate is 76%. Its flesh is delicate,sweet,slightly fragrant. The fruit development period is 30-50 d,and the last fruit batches matures at the end of December in Nanning. The plant has strong flowering ability,good self-flowering compatibility,high and stable yield,and is suitable for cultivation in south Guangxi and the similar climatic regions.

Key words: pitaya, red flesh, self-compatible, cultivar

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