Help: Dragon fruit disease


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Help: Dragon fruit disease

What should we do to rescue it? Thanks!
 

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My dragon fruit has those red spots, but only about 3-4. It does not have the white crusting though. How much are you watering?
 
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Here is a picture of the red spots on my dragon fruit. I believe it is just the little tendrils that leave a mark after they have dried up, but the white crusting is NOT normal.

You say you are watering every 3-4 days. Even though dragon fruit cacti is tropical, it still is a cactus. You are watering way too much! You only need to water about once every week or even 2 weeks! You can tell when you insert your finger about 4 inches deep in the soil, and it feels dry. Then, you can water.

Can you move a little of the soil to expose the base? Do you see the flesh rotting? Dragon fruits are prone to stem rot when over watered.

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Check bottom of stem. It could be rotten. If really bad, you should cut off the roots, and treat it like a new cutting.
 
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