PASSIFLORA edulis

Commonly known as Passion fruit, Purple granadilla

Edible yellow or purple fruits. Large flowers which have curly white filaments striped with purple on a white and green background
Further Reading....

PASSIFLORA edulis

 
Seeds £5.00 packet 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £4.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£17.50 each 
Seeds may be available, check buying options below.
  • Evergreen
    3-lobed, toothed, glossy, mid-green leaves to 20cm (8in) long.
  • White
    With purple-zoned white coronas
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Climber Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Vigorous, woody, tendril climber.
  • Zero Rated Item No VAT on this plant
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - ovoid edible fruit 5cm (2in) long purple-black and wrinkled when ripe
  • Pests & Diseases
    red spider mites, whiteflies, mealybugs, scale insects, cucumber mosaic virus.
  • Place of origin
    Brazil
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Bowl-shaped - 7cm (3in) across
  • Hardiness
    Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Pruning group 8 - Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Passiflora - Care Guide

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2021 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2021      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.