Passion Fruit

Fruit Information for Passion Fruit


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Common Name: Passion Fruit Scientific Name: Passiflora edulis and Passiflora edulis flavicarpa
Other Names: Granadilla, Yellow or Purple Passion Fruit
PH Range: 6.5 to 7.5 Salt Tolerance: ???
Cold Tolerance: Purple: Damaged at 30 F, Killed at 24 F. The yellow type is much more intollerant of frost. Soil Type: Light to heavy sandy loams most suitable - grows on many types of soil
Size: Vigorous climbing vine that can grow 15 to 20 ft. a year and need strong support. Lives 5-7 years. Varieties: Purple: Black Knight, Edgehill, Frederick, Kahuna, Paul Ecke, Purple Giant, Red Rover. Yellow: Brazilian Golden, Golden Giant.
Comments: Fruit will fall to the ground when ripe. It is ok to harvest them from the ground. They should last 2 to 3 weeks if conserved at 50 F. In hot climates such as Florida, allow the canopy to grow very thick in order to prevent sunburn to the fruit.

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