Dragon fruit plants, also known as pitaya, are a tropical fruit-bearing cactus that's native to Central and South America. Today, they are widely cultivated in many parts of the world, including Southeast Asia, Australia, and the United States.

Dragon fruit plants are fast-growing and relatively easy to care for, making them a popular choice for home gardeners and commercial farmers alike. They require plenty of sunshine and well-drained soil, and they can be grown in containers or directly in the ground.

One of the most distinctive features of the dragon fruit plant is its fruit, which is oblong in shape and covered in a bright pink or yellow skin with green, leafy protrusions. Inside, the fruit is white or pink with small black seeds. The flesh is sweet and juicy, with a mild flavor that's often compared to a cross between kiwi and pear.