How to grow Passiflora mollissima

Passiflora mollissima growing vine of the genus Passiflora also known as Banana passion fruit, Passiflora mollissima perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

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

Flower color pink with nine petals.

Passiflora mollissima flower

Fruit edible color yellow in linear shape, the inner is seeds cover with yellow-orange sour with sweet taste

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Requirements for Passiflora mollissima growing and care:

Trellising, more that -1C

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

Is it necessary use vegetative reproduction in Passiflora mollissima?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive (can kill other plants), invasive

Recommended planting season?
Most of the year

Pests and diseases:
Ants, nematodes

Pruning season:
All year

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

Size of the plant?
5-10+ m

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year in colder area spring to autumn

General information about the flower
Pink flower with nine petals

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Most of the year

Fruits pests or diseases:

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

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

How long does it take for a Passiflora mollissima to bear?
1-2 years

Scientific name:

Passiflora mollissima

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