Once in a while I go out in search of produce to write about and usually I come up with the kind of results I’d expect that fall into the two categories of “produce I like” and “produce I don’t like.” But I’ve now encountered an entirely third option: “Produce I’ve never heard of.” In searching I discovered something called a dragonfruit, and while I have no idea what that actually is, I’m intensely curious. Do you know what a dragonfruit is? Well if not let’s find out together on today’s produce spotlight!
Dragonfruit Culture and History
Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (3)But even if we don’t know specifically when they appeared, we know that they appeared in Central America first…I think. Dragonfruit are actually called “pitaya” in the majority of the world, but I don’t want to waste a name as cool as “dragonfruit” so I’m sticking with the less common term. Since its cultivation some mysterious number of years ago, dragonfruit have spread all over South America, Central America, and Mexico.
Health Benefits of Dragonfruit