Can Rabbits Eat Dragon Fruit? Here’s Why.

Categorized as Bunny Diet
Dragon fruit sliced in half

Last Updated on August 23, 2021 by Rei

Dragon fruits or pitaya are safe to be eaten by rabbits as long as your rabbit is old enough(7 months old) and you only give it in moderation(2 times per week). You should also base the amount you give your rabbits based on their current weight.

Now that I’ve given you the gist of the article, read on as I explain in more detail why rabbits can eat dragon fruit:

Do rabbits like to eat dragon fruit?

Yes, rabbits like dragon fruits and would eat them if you give them some. In my case, my two babies(Tyr and Freya), both liked the taste of dragon fruit.

We’ve also asked a few rabbit owners if they ever fed dragon fruits to their rabbits and their rabbit’s reactions. All of those who did give dragon fruits to their rabbits reported that their rabbits liked dragon fruits.

Is dragon fruit safe to be eaten by rabbits?

Dragon fruit is safe to be eaten by rabbits as long as you only give it in moderation and your rabbit is old enough to eat treats(7 months old).

You should also stop giving dragon fruits to your rabbits if they are having any digestive problems.

What are the benefits of feeding dragon fruit to rabbits?

To properly understand the benefits of feeding dragon fruits to your rabbits, let’s first take a look at how much and what nutrients your rabbits are getting when you feed them dragon fruits.

You can use this nutrient constrain calculator to determine if the amount you’re giving your rabbits is within the recommended nutrient constrain.

You can also click on the blue icon beside the nutrient to see its benefits and deficiency:

Nutrient Constrain Calculator For Rabbits