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About Passiflora Vitifolia

Passiflora vitifolia is a vine with cylindric stems covered in red-brown hairs when young. The name is derived from the shape of leaves resembling that of grape leaves. The flowers are a beautiful deep red.

Leaves are five-lobed and flowers are slightly smaller, but with the same stunningly beautiful flower and edible fruit.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Perfumed Passion Flower, Grape Leaved Passion Fruit
Maximum Reachable Height 5 m
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Spring and summer through fall
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

Prune out inner growth periodically to keep plant open and healthy.

Passiflora Vitifolia care

Sunlight Full sun but will tolerate light shade for a short portion of the day.
Watering Average Water
Soil Well-drained soil.
Temperature The vine is moderately hardy and can be killed back by hard freezing temperatures or prolonged frosts.
Fertilizer Time release fertilizer granules in early spring and again in summer.

Passiflora Vitifolia uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Used as a ground cover, on trellises or other supports for the lovely flowers and abundance of butterflies and hummingbirds they attract
  • Wonderful over a trellis as a shade-providing option or as a slope stabilizer, tropical selections can be grown as houseplants in a very bright window

Frequently Asked Questions

How to plant Passiflora caerulea?

To grow Passiflora plant consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.(Approx. 200 ml.)

When to plant Passiflora seeds?

To grow Passiflora from seeds sown in months of September to December.

How to plant Passiflora?

To grow Passiflora plant consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.

Can I plant Passiflora incarnata seeds?

Yes, Consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4.To grow Passiflora from seeds sown in months of September to December.

What is a Passiflora plant?

Passiflora is an evergreen, flowering vine that climbs by tendrils.

How to care for the Passiflora plant?

Caring tips to grow passiflora. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Avoid over watering to plant.

When to plant Passiflora incarnata?

Passiflora can be planted year round but the best time to plant is in the month of June-July

When to plant Passiflora caerulea?

Passiflora can be planted year round but the best time to plant is in the month of June-July

Why is my Passiflora plant wilting?

The main reasons for the wilting Passiflora plant are as follows 1. Over or less watering to the plant. 2. No proper sunlight 3. Heavy infestation of Disease.

Where to plant Passiflora?

Passiflora is climbing plant it is best suited to plant on a fence trellis or arbor.

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