As well known for its striking flowers as for the fruit itself. Passionfruit vary from round to oval, purple, red or gold. A fast growing vine that usually returns a crop within 18 months of planting.
A hybrid passionfruit that is vigorous and more tropical than the black. Fruit is yellow skinned, very large and very sweet pulp. This selection is self pollinating and a prolific producer. Grown by cuttings it is guaranteed true to type.
A grafted hybrid passionfruit that is vigorous and more tropical than the black. Fruit is yellow skinned, very large and very sweet pulp. This selection is self pollinating and a prolific producer. Grafted onto a disease resistent rootstock.
A hybrid passionfruit that is vigorous and more tropical than the black. The large fruit has attractive red skin and crops very heavily from Autumn through to Spring.
A grafted selection that is vigorous and more tropical than the black. Fruit is red skinned large and sweet with a beautiful flavour.
Grafted Pink Skinned passionfruit cropping most of the year. Large with sweet juicy pulp grafted onto Fusarium resistant rootstock. "This variety is owned by APIA and cannot be propagated without permission"
This is an edible passionfruit with orange skinned, white flesh. It has large red flowers that are strongly perfumed and very ornamental. Cross pollination is beneficial for fruit set
High quality grafted black passionfruit. Heavy bearing with very well filled fruit.
Regarded as the best tasting passionfruit in the world. The hard-shelled orange-yellow fruit is of excellent quality and has a white aromatic pulp. Production begins in 2 to 3 years. The vine is easily recognised by its heart shaped leaves. Prefers sheltered conditions. Frost tender when young.
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A more tropical variety that has a large golden skinned fruit with a strong flavour. Some selections can be quite acid. This variety is used as a rootstock for grafted selections due to its disease tolerance and vigor.
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An elongated yellow skinned fruit with sweet pulp. The pinkish flowers are very attractive. Best suited to temperate climates but can be grown in the subtropics with care.
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Large oval fruit to 30cm turning rich golden. Fruit can be cooked green like a marrow or ripened and eaten fresh. The pulp can be used with a dessert or made into sherbert. Handpollination aids fruit set.
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An attractive and hardy black passionfruit grown from seed of the popular Misty Gem variety. The juicy orange flesh has a sweet aromatic flavour. Will tolerate light frosts.
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A hybrid passionfruit that is vigorous and more tropical than the black. Fruit is yellow skinned, very large and very sweet pulp.
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A hardy black passionfruit with good cold tolerance. The fruit is large and well filled with pulp and crops throughout the year in warmer districts. Fruit colour is purple-red during the warmer months changing to purple green during the cooler months.
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This is a selection from a hand pollinated cross between passiflora alata x quadrangularis , the Giant Granadilla and the Lilikoi. Interesting cross as it has the flavour of the Lilikoi but 2 -3 times larger. Cross pollination is beneficial for fruit set. Flowers are highly attractive and fragrant.
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Known to be the tastiest of all the Passionfruit varieties, the pulp varies in colour from bright yellow to pumpkin colour and has many small, hard, black, seeds. The inside wall of the Misty Gem is white. The flavour is refreshing, guava-like and tangy. Eaten by spooning directly from the shell, the pulp can be used on Pavlovas, cheesecakes, fruit flans and icings.
Only available to commercial growers.
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Medium sized, ovaloid fruit, usually with a deep orange skin and white-yellow, extremely juicy pulp. The water lemon has an excellent perfumy-mild taste, without the tartness of the common passion fruit.
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native to South America. Very similar to P. Ligularis, this vigorous vine produces grape flavoured fruit, with a very hard shell. The flowers are fragrant with purple and white speckled petals.
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A very sweet fruit with a high pulp content. Fruits are highly sought after due to the productivity of the vines and are one of the highest yielding black passionfruit selections.
A commercial selection that is only available to commercial growers.
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A freak hybrid from Burringbar in northern NSW. It bears fruit of excellent quality and shows a good degree of tolerance to fungal diseases. This variety was used in breeding work and has resulted in some promising selections being made, notably the Super Sweet Selections.
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|Height||Frost tol.||Pollination req'd||Evergreen/Deciduous||Harvest period|
|3||Very Sensitive||Partial||Evergreen||April - November|
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Passsion fruits are really nice to eat and there healthy for you | Brooke Lee Tulloch - Parafield Gardens, SA 15-May-2006
All passionfruit are vigorous vines, needing heavy feeding and good water. They all love full sun and warmth. The more tropical, larger varieties may not have sufficient time to mature fruit properly in cooler climes. They're all worth a try though. | David White - Newcastle, NSW 03-Jun-2006
They are 95c in the shops and we got a daleys one for $11.90. With a trellace to guide it we have had around 60-100 juicy passionfruits. It florishes in Brisbane | Correy - Woolloongabba, QLD 20-Sep-2006
When Planting A Passionfruit Buy a Beef liver form the Butcher and Put it in the hole with the passionfruit on top. It provides extra Nutrients to the plant. | Mellissa Preusker - Adelaide, SA 20-Jan-2007
Varieties I've tried recently. Panama yellow is in-edibly sour, red panama is sweeter, edible, but far behind a standard black like misty gem in fragrance and flavour. the new pink skinned super sweet av1 beats all the standard blacks. | Mal - Toowoomba, QLD 13-Mar-2007
I like to feed my vine with the water I save from my fish pond filter. It is less than a year old with fruit already being harvested | Arthur Christian - Kensington, Sydney, NSW 26-Mar-2007
IDEAL PLANTING IS A WEST FACIING WELL AIRED TRELLIS THAT GETS FULL SUN. LOTS OF WATER AND USE SEAWEED MULCH AND PLANTS REALLY KICK ON | Peter Winslow - Longueville, NSW 08-Apr-2007
My grafted sweet granadilla didnt get any fruit by hand fertilizing. I tried all different times during the day. Nothing worked so i tried at night & havent looked back. Heaps of fruit growing now. Nearly every flower grows a fruit now. Delicious | Todd - Blacktown, NSW 12-Apr-2007
BORON - Bought as Borax. If you are frustrated by fruiting issues, add Boron. | Owen Burns - Eungella, QLD 15-Feb-2008
Am about to plant a Ned Kelly Black as recommended for Southern States. The old vine is huge but no longer bares fruit. Can any one tell me how long is a passion fruits productive life? | Jo Ludeman - Moyhu, VIC 03-Mar-2008
Flowers are absolutely magnificent - am hoping for fruit following hand pollination | Carole Kellow - Park, QLD 12-May-2008
It is very sweet, I was very happy. Now growing big passionfruit. The flower was magnificent | Mark - Perth, WA 19-Jan-2009
Ours growing against a north facing limestone wall - it's April and it's covered in flowers and huge fruit! less than 1 yr old. | A.sunley - Geraldton, WA 10-May-2009
Mine has been cropping every 6 mths now for 3 years. did take 2 years to start. very hardy, loves the full sun and has made a great shade house.It was planted in a 2yr old 'no dig' garden. a good foundation and watered well until established | Cheryle Martin - Swan View, WA 16-Mar-2010
Love the Panama Gold, sweeter than the Red and beautiful flavour. Keep well watered and plenty of fertiliser of any kind. It took 9 months to get the first fruit. You can pick once mostly coloured, but never green - yuk! | E Franks - Maryborough, QLD 30-Mar-2010
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