Dragon Fruit

Produce Name : Dragon Fruit

Availability : All Round the Year

Round, often red colored fruit with prominent scales. The thin rind encloses the large mass of sweetly flavored white or red pulp and small black seeds. Some varieties are pinkish or yellow. The fruit is popular eaten chilled, out of hand. It is also used to flavor drinks and pastries. Unopened flowerbuds are cooked and eaten as vegetables.

Nutritional Facts

The flesh, which is eaten raw, is mildly sweet and low in calories.

Medicinal / Therapeutic Use

The red flesh variety is believed to be rich in antioxidants.