Synonyms: Passiflora tripartita
- Perennial 500cm
- Yellow/green fruit with yellow/orange pulp
- Fast growing
Evergreen perennial climbing vine that grows to 500cm. Plants are fast growing with green leaves and attractive pink flowers followed by yellow/green oblong fruit that grows to around 8cm. Fruit has juicy orange/yellow pulp that has a tangy and refreshing flavour; used in desserts, drink and salads. Also known as Banana Poka.
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Spring or after frost|
|Position:||Full sun, moist soil|
Is best grown on a trellis. Plants die back in frosts but will reshoot from roots. Plants don't always produce fruit in colder climates.
Note: Scarification may be necessary: scratch or rub seeds with a knife, file or sand paper prior to sowing.
(Product number: F4-03)
Seeds per gram: 40 seeds
|Botanical name:||Passiflora mollissima|
|Botanical synonyms:||Passiflora tripartita|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||15 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||40|
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