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Dragon fruit
Dragon fruit

Interesting facts about Red Dragon Fruit

  • Are you aware that dragon fruit are common in Mexico, Central America, South America, East Asia and Southeast Asian countries?
  • Are you aware that dragon fruit are also called pitaya?
  • Are you aware that there are three types of dragon fruit? (The three types are red-skinned with white flesh, red-skinned with red flesh and yellow-skinned with white flesh. The red skinned with white flesh are the most common variety.)
  • Are you aware that dragon fruit grows on a cactus-like tree?
  • Are you aware that the dragon fruit cactus has a large white fragrant flower that only blooms at night?
  • Are you aware that the flower of the dragon fruit cactus-like tree is called “moonflower” or “Queen of the Night”?
  • Are you aware that dragon fruit grows well in dry, tropical climates with moderate amounts of rain?
  • Are you aware that the dragon fruit cactus can produce fruits 5-6 times per year?
  • Are you aware that most dragon fruit is eaten raw?
  • Are you aware that some dragon fruit are sour?
  • Are you aware that the skin of the dragon fruit is leathery and slightly leafy?
  • Are you aware that most dragon fruit have a bright pink or crimson color skin?
  • Are you aware that the flesh of the dragon fruit has a soft, creamy texture?
  • Are you aware that most dragon fruit is very bland with a mild sweetness? (The mild taste is often a surprise because the fruit has such a vibrant skin color. Most people thinkthe taste is going to be very strong and sweet.)
Dragon fruit
Dragon fruit
  • Are you aware that dragon fruit have thousands of tiny, black, crunchy seeds similar to kiwifruit?
  • Are you aware that the seeds of the dragon fruit are eaten together with the flesh?
  • Are you aware that the seeds of the dragon fruit contain fats?
  • Are you aware that the seeds of the dragon fruit have a nutty taste?
  • Are you aware that they produce juice and wine from dragon fruit?
  • Are you aware that they make dried dragon fruit?
  • Are you aware that the flowers from the dragon fruit are used to make tea?
  • Are you aware that you don’t eat the skin of the dragon fruit?
  • Are you aware that dragon fruit are low in calories?
  • Are you aware that dragon fruit contain a lot of water?
  • Are you aware that dragon fruit are a good source of vitamin C?

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