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Red Dragon Fruit, White Flesh

Red Dragon Fruit, White Flesh

Red Dragon Fruit - White Flesh

 

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White Flesh Dragon Fruit, also known as Pitaya, has a white coloured flesh centre. This variety of cactus fruit that is believed to have originated in Central and South America. It is now widely grown in tropical and subtropical regions around the world.

Seasonality

The seasonality of Dragon Fruit varies depending on the location, so we source dragon fruit from multiple locations so it is available for our customers all year round.

When is it ripe?

This fruit will arrive ripe. Dragon fruits are ripe when the flesh is red in colour. They are underripe when they are green. They are non climacteric, this means they do not continue to ripen once they are picked off the tree.

Storage

It can be stored at room temperature, but storing in a fridge can preserve it for up to two weeks.

Usage

White flesh Dragon Fruit is a versatile and flavourful fruit that can be used in a variety of ways. Fresh eating is one of the most popular uses for Dragon Fruit. It is simply cut in half and the flesh is scooped out with a spoon. The fruit has a softly sweet flavour, as well as a watermelon like consistency. Another popular use for white dragon fruit is in smoothies and drinks. The fruit's flesh can be blended with other fruits, such as bananas and strawberries, to create unique and colourful drinks. Finally, white dragon fruit is often used as a topping for desserts like ice cream, yogurt, and others. It can also be pureed and used as a filling for cakes, tarts, and pastries, thanks to its bright white colour which adds an attractive touch to any dessert plate.

Nutritional Overview

White flesh Dragon Fruit is a good source of vitamin C, antioxidants, dietary fibre, and minerals like potassium, magnesium and phosphorus. Eating Dragon Fruit may also help with digestion, boost the immune system, and improve heart health. Additionally, White flesh Dragon Fruit is known for its unique texture and sweet and slightly tangy flavour, making it a favourite among tropical fruit lovers.