Dragonfruit or Pitaya is the fruit of a tropical cactus.It is grown in Queensland, the Northern Territory and parts of Western Australia and New South Wales. Fruit are large, between 150-600 g and brightly coloured pink, crimson or red with fleshy green scales and crisp sweet and refreshing flesh which can be white or red with many tiny black seeds. Choose Australian dragonfruit where possible. Look for fresh looking fruit that feels heavy and store in the fridge. The fruit is generally eaten fresh, it can be chilled and cut in half to reveal the attractive flesh and either sliced or scooped out with a spoon.