Dragonfruit is part of the cactus family. But ours are not grown in the desert, they're grown south of Miami Florida.
We give it a post to help it grow. The fruit grows from within the flower.
When dragonfruit's flower first appears, it's not much to look at.
in full bloom
Ready for her date!
This dragonfruit flower wants to be the most beautiful flower it can be. All to attract, wait for this, bats!
Night time show-off
Dragonfruit's gorgeous flower are huge and bright white so they can be seen on full moon nights to attract the evening's bats!
the dragon emerges
As the flower fades, the fruit grows.
The flowers fade as the fruit emerge from the flowers' petals.
Beyond our fields
Now you know why, dragonfruit can can be in your store one week and gone the next.
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