Passionfruit Purple

Botanical Name: Passiflora edulis

Approx 20 seeds
Availability: In stock
$4.40

Grow your own delicious fruit at home with these Passionfruit purple seeds! A native to South America, these evergreen perennial vines can grow over 5 meters long, bearing attractive flowers followed by egg shaped purple fruit. The fruit has juicy orange pulp with a delicious tangy and sweet flavour.

 

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How To Grow

Sow direct into warm soil (20º C plus) or in punnets for early sowing. Choose a sunny final position.

How Sow 2-3 seeds in a group, 5mm (1/4in) deep and 50cm (20in) apart, later thinning to the strongest seedlings. Keep moist.

Seedlings emerge in 14-21 days.

Provide a strong structure for the climbing vine. Leave it to climb in its first year, then pinch out the growing tip to encourage side shoots. Feed regularly and keep soil well watered and mulched.

When To Plant Spring to Summer, all year round in tropical regions.
Harvest 18 months
How To Cook

For a mouth-watering breakfast trifle, layer in a glass diced custard apples, strawberries, passionfruit pulp, and toasted muesli. Drizzle with honey and serve!

Sow Spring, Summer
Soil Type compost, well cultivated, well drained

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Bitterness can be tamed by washing the fruit well, removing the seeds, marinating in salt for at least ½ hour before cooking, squeezing the juice out or boiling cut pieces in a water & lemon solution.