Lose Luis Pacheco
Jose Luis Pacheco is a leading expert on dragon fruit (pitaya or pitahaya) and an authority on wildlife biology and horticulture. He earned his botany and plant biology degree from the prestigious Universidad Veracruzana de Veracruz in Mexico.
Jose has dedicated his career to studying and promoting dragon fruit cultivation. He has published groundbreaking research on optimizing conditions for pitaya growth and maximizing fruit yield.
In addition to his scholarly work, Jose is passionate about making dragon fruit more accessible to home gardeners and small-scale farmers.
He has written extensively on selecting pitaya cultivars, proper planting techniques, pest management, and harvesting fruit at peak ripeness.
His advice is informed by decades of hands-on experience growing dragon fruit on farms across Latin America.
When he's not writing or getting his hands dirty in the field, Jose enjoys giving talks at universities and conferences.
He is an engaging speaker who can make even the most technical details about dragon fruit come to life. Jose also volunteers his time consulting non-profit organizations on sustainable pitaya farming projects.
Jose Luis Pacheco has become a trusted voice in the dragon fruit community with his academic credentials, practical know-how, and enthusiasm for sharing knowledge.
We are proud to have him contributing his expertise here at dragonfruitlover.com. Read his articles to learn from one of the world's leading pitaya specialists!