Passion Fruit 'Yellow’ (Passiflora edulis flavicarpa)

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The rare Yellow Passion Fruit is a tropical fruiting vine, native to the tropical world.  The unique pulp of the yellow fruit has a sweet, acidic, tropical flavor. Like most passionfruit vines, it's a vigorously growing thing of beauty. The ornate and colorful flowers of the Yellow passionfruit are a sight you will never forget.

There are close to 500 varieties of passion flower grown today, along with the Purple passionfruit. The Yellow is known to fruit more prolifically than other varieties in the right conditions. The flowers are also larger and more aromatic than the other passiflora varieties.

In Hawaii the Yellow passionfruit is known as Lilikoi and used as a flavoring for syrups and shaved ice. In Venezuela they are known as Parcha Amarilla and are commonly used to make ice cream, preserves and a popular bottled passionfruit, rum cocktail.

Plant Type:
Perennial Fruiting Vine

Harvest Season:
Year-round

Mature Size:
Up to 30 ft.

Soil & Moisture:
Well-drained soil that can hold moisture, high in organic matter

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Better fruit production with more sun exposure.

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-12 (frost protection); Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Our Yellow Passion Fruit is grown from seed, capable of fruiting within growing season.

Our Purple Passion Fruit is grown from cuttings and tissue culture, capable of fruiting within growing season. 

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Passion Fruit is more than just a delicious tangy treat. Yellow Passion Fruit contains antioxidants, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Fiber, and essential nutrients like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and folate.

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