Red dragon fruit, also known as pitaya, is a tropical fruit in the cactus family. Red dragon fruit have a brilliant crimson flesh with small edible seeds. Pitaya have a very sweet, juicy interior with a kiwi-like texture that melts in the mouth. Red dragon fruit has more aroma and a fuller flavor than yellow dragon fruit: a popular super-sweet variant.
Each dragon fruit weighs roughly 1.25 pounds.