In Vietnam there were heaps of Dragon fruit in the trees. The Dragon fruit grows in the farm until it is ready. You can by the Dragon fruit in the markets or just pick them out of the tree. Dragon fruit were sometimes grown for the royal family and wealthy people. When plants are young new buds sprout along the thick fleshy stems. The Dragon fruit has to be picked out the right time because it will go off and the bird will eat them. A girl went every day to pick out the Dragon Fruit but it wasn’t ripe. The last day she went to pick out the Dragon fruit it nice and ripe then she went eating at home.