Passion Fruit 'Yellow’ (Passiflora edulis flavicarpa)
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 Passion Fruit 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 Passion Fruit 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.