Passionfruit - Nellie Kelly

Passiflora edulis

Passionfruit on the Vine By Not Exact variety By Alex Dawson [CC BY-SA 2.0] (Photo Credits)

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An excellent variety of passionfruit that has been well proven over the years. Plant in full sun and give regular moisture during the growing season for an abundant crop of delicious passionfruit.

$17.90 ($14.90-$17.90 choose a size)

Specifications of Passionfruit - Nellie Kelly

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months July, August, September, October, November


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Passionfruit - Nellie Kelly Reviews & Tips

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john ayton
3y ago

Balcatta, wa, Australia

Passionfruit - Nellie Kelly

a loaf of bread buried under new plant. seems to be great advantage, as well as liver

4y ago

Sw Vic, VIC, Australia, Australia

Passionfruit - Nellie Kelly (C)

Plant a beef or lamb liver beneath the Passionfruit when planting and it will power away.

★★★★ 5y ago


Grown a couple of these plants, often with a couple of fruiting seasons, but eventually they become daggy, so I remove them, but the rootstock is difficult to remove. Can be really prolific or not at all depending on amount of light and water. I Had on...

★★★ 6y ago


So this is a Nellie Kelly grafted black passionfruit. It has grown very well and started flowering in just 6 months as we head into winter, no fruit set yet.If I had my time again I would purchase the non-grafted version of this, I have had to remove 3...

★★★★ 6y ago


Growing very strongly and yummy

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