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Passiflora edulis - Passion Fruit, Maracuya, Granadilla

39,95€ Tax included

In Winter a delay in delivery may appear because of night temperature! The weight of the plant in kg corresponds with the capacity of the pot in liter.

There are several varieties of Passion Fruit: the classical type with purple fruits - Passiflora edulis forma edulis, or short: P. edulis- and this one with yellow-coloured fruits: Passiflora edulis forma flavicarpa. Its app. 7 cm big Maracuyas have a roundish to oblong-oval shape and the typical, tryangular arrangement of fruit pulp if you cut them in the middle. The aromatic fruit pulp has a strong, orange colour making it very popular for decorating ice cream and for the refinement of fruity souces. For harvesting many fruits, it is best to grow two plants, because the pollen of one plant does not always fit to the own flowers. As soon as the stigmas bend down and become gluey after the flower has opened, you can also transfer the pollen with a paintbrush in order to improve the harvest.

punkt_gruen.gif Quality: big fruits with yellow peel; exotic flowers; fast-growing climber
punkt_gruen.gif Use: in pots from May outside on balcony, terrace or winter garden - during winter indoors; better harvest if cultivated all-year in a heated greenhouse.

Height4 - 5 m
FamilyPassifloraceae
OriginSüdamerika
Flowering periodSummer
Color of flowerswhite
FruitsEdible Fruits
Fragrance-
GrowthClimber
Locationsunny
winter temperature12 (±5)°C
Minimum temperature0 °C
Hardiness Zones10

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