Niezel Dragon Fruit variety comes from the genus Hylocereus and the species undatus. This variety is a selection made by the California Rare Fruit Growers named after Jim Niezel. It is a white-fleshed fruit that has an appealing flavor. Flesh is very firm and has a very bright white color. The fruit is medium to large weighing 1.0 to 1.25 pounds. Internet research has stated that this variety crossed with Rixford was involved in creating the varieties such as Cosmic Charlie (2-S), Dark Star (9-S), Physical Graffiti (1-S), Purple Haze (5-S) and Delight (3-S). The plant is self-pollinating and was acquired from a grower in California.