Passion Fruit, Krishna Fal ( Grown through seeds ) - Plant
Common name: Passiflora edulis
Color: White with pruple
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 10.00 to 15.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Use pelletised flower and fruit, a citrus food or a chicken poo fertiliser. Water plants well before adding fertiliser then spread it around the base of the stem and along the area where the roots are growing. After feeding in spring, spread organic mulch such as compost or aged cow manure 2 to 3 centimetres deep.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 32 degrees
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- If you want to grow a vine along a sunny wall or fence, install some wire, trellis or mesh as support for its tendrils.
- Keep the root system in mind when feeding a passionfruit vine.
- Spread the fertiliser and mulch over the entire root system, not just around the base of the stem.
Where winter hardy, grow this vine outdoors on a pergola, trellis, arch or fence. Where not winter hardy, grow this vine in containers on a sunny porch, deck or patio and then overwinter it indoors in a greenhouse or the bright light of a sun room.
- The plant is used in snake bite therapy.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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