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Botanical Name: Passiflora edulis
Common Name(s): Passionfruit (granadilla)
Categories: Fruits and Vegetables
A fast-growing, evergreen perennial vine with shiny, dark-green foliage, attractive purple-and- white flowers, and fruit that is round and purple when ripe. Ideal for small gardens as it grows on a trellis or along a fence. Grows in frost-free, temperate climates and subtropical areas.
Botanical Pronunciation: pass-ih-FLOR-uh ED-yew-liss
Semi Frost Hardy
Common Pests and Diseases
Mealy bug; scale; bullet disease, a virus that causes foliage to become yellow and curl up and woody swellings on fruit. Dig up and destroy any plants with these symptoms.
This plant bears attractive purple-and- white flowers.
This plant has shiny, dark-green foliage.
This plant bears fruit that is round and purple when ripe. Pick the fruit when it is purple and store at room temperature.
Pick the fruit when it is purple and store at room temperature.
Space vines 3m apart along a fence or trellis. Water and feed regularly during the active growing season. Pruning is not really necessary; plants can be thinned and cut back in winter to promote new growth as fruit is borne on new shoots.
Uses in landscape design
Ideal for small gardens as it grows on a trellis or along a fence. Grows in frost-free, temperate climates and subtropical areas.
Small gardens , Subtropical gardens