Passionfruit

Scientific Name: 
Passiflora edulis
Family Name: 
Passifloraceae
Place of Origin: 
South America
Plant Description: 
Passionfruit is a short-lived vine (2-5years) with delightful flowers, climbing habit and copious amounts of delicious fruit. Can go weedy.
Plant Height: 
trellis/fence
Plant Width: 
spreading
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Harvest Period: 
Long season
Of Interest: 
What's a pavlova without passionfruit!?! Syrups, cheesecake, vanilla slice and all sorts of juices are made more delicious by this pulpy little fruit. Often your passionfruit will fruit prolifically the season before it dies, so every few years, plant a new vine to keep yourself in good supply.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Vine
Climate: 
Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Tropical

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