We have assembled a wide variety of passiflora passion fruit vines for you to choose from. Please look around and make yourself at home. Be sure to check out our Bio Spectrum organic fertilizer before you go.
Passionfruit Soil requirements and planting instructions
First, mix together the following:
- 60 percent potting soil;
- 20 percent peat moss;
- 20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite
Then, place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your purple passion fruit.
Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. When planting purple passion fruit in the landscape plant at 4′ apart on a sturdy trellis.
Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0 This mild feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower.
When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has medium or full light. At zones 8b-10, this species of purple passion fruit is considered hardy .
If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between watering. Do not over water. purple passion fruit are moderately drought tolerant.
Pests and disease
Pests or diseases are few and far between.
The vine produces elaborate white and purple flowers in the spring and fall followed by fruit. Blooms are white.
Purple passion fruit are also referred to as Passifloraceae, passionvine, passionfruit and passion fruit. Additionally, Passifloraceae grow from shoots, seeds and tissue culture. There are several different varieties of purple passion fruit.