How to grow Passiflora caerulea

Passiflora caerulea growing vine of the genus Passiflora also known as Sweet granadilla or Granadilla, Passiflora caerulea perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7+.

Leaves color is green, the leaves lobed and have 3-5 lobs

Flower color is white in the middle of the flower next to the stigma it’s purple or white, flowers look like clock

Passiflora caerulea fruit

Fruit color is yellow-orange the inner is seeds cover with yellow-orange sweet taste, oval shape in the peel thick and not edible

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How to grow growing Passiflora caerulea care:

Trellising, frost free

What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Aggressive (can kill other plants)

When is the best time to plant:
Most of the year

Pests and diseases:
Ants, nematodes

When is the best time to prune?
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Recommend not letting the vine grows too thick, need space to let the fruit fall

Size of the plant?
5-40+ m

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
Average amount of water / big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

When does flowers bloom?
All year ( in cold area in the spring)

General information about the flower:
Flower color is white in the middle of the flower next to the stigma it’s purple or white, flowers look like clock

Pollination is done by:

Edible fruits

When does it yield:
Most of the year (cold climate in the summer)

Pests or diseases in Sweet granadilla fruit:

What can be done with big quantities of Passiflora caerulea fruits?
Eat raw, juice, jams

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick the fruit from the ground

How long does it take to bear fruit?
1-2 years

Scientific name:

Passiflora caerulea

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