PASSION FRUIT

Chill Hours Required: We recommend all plants are given natural cycles of lower temps and shorter days for their blossom timings and maturity.

VARIETIES

PASSIFLORA EDULIS: GIANT GRANDILLA
GIANT GRANDILLA
For Sale: 1 Gal - $50.00 || 2 Gal - $113.97
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: Mild
Full Size (WxH): 6m x 5mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: Green to YellowHarvest: July-SeptYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: Cutting/TC/SeedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: See top of page
Description: Giant green to yellow passion fruit reaching over 1 foot in diameter. Pulp is not as flavourful as the common passion fruit, but still tasty and often eaten or used in drinks. Lightly sweet with the texture resembling a dry pear. Underneath that, is a layer of firm, mealy, white flesh, 1" to 1 1/2" thick, with a mild and sweet flavour. The central cavity is filled with juice and sweet-acid pulp, enclosing oval, dark brown seeds. The largest species of Passion fruit in the world. Their pendulous flowers are very large and showy, as well as fragrant, which is very sweet and strong, and carries on the breeze. You can smell them from across the garden. It can be grown in a container (as large as possible for roots to run, as it will not flower or fruit as well in a smaller container). The solitary, fragrant flowers, up to 5" wide, have 5 sepals and 5, 2" long, petals that are reddish-pink; the corona filaments are purple-and-white below, blue in the middle and white at the tip.
PASSIFLORA EDULIS: POSSUM PURPLE
POSSUM PURPLE
For Sale: 3 Gal - $118.26
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 4mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: PurpleHarvest: Aug-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: Cutting/TC/SeedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: See top of page
Description: This amazing passion flower not only produces delicious, sweet purple fruit about the size of a goose egg, it also has attractive frilly-edged flowers that Passiflora are known for. It is self-pollinating with fruit appearing effortlessly and will fruit in a 10" pot. A strong vigorous grower that, with a little encouragement, makes a fine hanging basket. Just wrap the wandering vines around the basket periodically and fruit will be dangling from the dark green leaves in no time. Give full sun for best performance.
PASSIFLORA EDULIS: PANAMA
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For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: Mild
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 4mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Reddish-PurpleHarvest: Aug-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: Cutting/TC/SeedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: See top of page
Description: One-third larger than the regular passion fruit, 'Panama' is a strong grower and it produces extra large, delicious fruit that can be eaten fresh or made into juice. The fruit is reddish-purple on the outside and white on the inside with golden coloured custard-like edible pulp. This self-fertile, fruiting variety has good resistance to root rot. The lovely flowers have white petals and frilly purple-to-white filaments. Once the flowers arrive, it's a sign that the late summer fruit will soon follow. If flowering indoors, hand pollination will help with fruit set.
PASSIFLORA EDULIS: QUADRANGULARIS
QUADRANGULARIS
For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: Mild
Full Size (WxH): 6m x 5mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: Green to YellowHarvest: July-SeptYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: Cutting/TC/SeedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: See top of page
Description: Giant green to yellow passion fruit reaching over 1 foot in diameter. Pulp is not as flavourful as the common passion fruit, but still tasty and often eaten or used in drinks. Lightly sweet with the texture resembling a dry pear. Underneath that, is a layer of firm, mealy, white flesh, 1" to 1 1/2" thick, with a mild and sweet flavour. The central cavity is filled with juice and sweet-acid pulp, enclosing oval, dark brown seeds. The largest species of Passion fruit in the world. Their pendulous flowers are very large and showy, as well as fragrant, which is very sweet and strong, and carries on the breeze. You can smell them from across the garden. It can be grown in a container (as large as possible for roots to run, as it will not flower or fruit as well in a smaller container). The solitary, fragrant flowers, up to 5" wide, have 5 sepals and 5, 2" long, petals that are reddish-pink; the corona filaments are purple-and-white below, blue in the middle and white at the tip.
PASSIFLORA EDULIS: SWEET GRANADILLA
SWEET GRANADILLA
For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: Mild
Full Size (WxH): 6m x 5mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: Orange-YellowHarvest: July-SeptYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: SeedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: See top of page
Description: Native to Mexico & South America, this vine will grow to about 4m and has very large, green leaves. The 3" long fruit will turn orange-yellow & have white dots on the rind when ripe and can be eaten right out of the shell or juiced for a refreshing drink. Very ornamental flowers that have whitish green petals with many, many purple and white filaments and a sweet & musky scent. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H24ZbE9fua0
PASSIFLORA EDULIS: SWEET SUNRISE
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For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: Mild
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 4mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: YellowHarvest: Aug-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: Cutting/TC/SeedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: See top of page
Description: Delicious baseball sized fruit. Flavour is appealing, musky, guava-like, acid. Great for drinks. Self pollinating.

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