Hedge Cactus Fruits Are Here!

in #food3 months ago

My night blooming cactus, or Hedge Cactus as it is commonly known, gave its first fruit of the season and I couldn't be more excited!
This type of cactus is similar to the saguaro and the fruit very much resembles dragonfruit. My dragonfruit harvest this year was nearly nonexistent so I was glad to see my cactus was growing these fruity bulbs like crazy! Unlike the prickly pear fruit, this fruit has no thorns but rather a smooth thick skin that allows you to scoop out the fruit with a spoon easily! The taste is similar to dragonfruit but a lot more citrusy and sweet, almost like a green apple. We usually eat them as is or add them to smoothies, fruit salads or muddle into sparkling water cocktails with a slice of lemon. It truly is a wonderful fruit!
Have you ever had one before?
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I have not really seen or tried this fruits ever in my life, but with the help of your post I have got to know that the fruit is delicious and also it was planted by you.

I hope you try it sometime and get to enjoy it as much as I do!

Yeah,I will try it someday.

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