Passionfruit - Banana

Passiflora mollissima

banana passionfruit By Curuba.jpg and Forest & Kim Starr and Nova [GFDL,CC-BY-SA-3.0] (Photo Credits)

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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Specifications of Passionfruit - Banana

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn 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)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

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 April, May, June

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Passionfruit - Banana Reviews & Tips

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Amanda
★★★★ 2y ago

LESCHENAULT, WA, Australia

Not as tasty as a real passionfruit - but I like them anyway. They fruit when not much else is around, here, so a welcome change from the usual early spring lack of fruit variety. They need a cool root run here and shade from midday onwards in our hot ...

Luong21
★★★ 4y ago

MT WAVERLEY, VIC, Australia

Fast growing, pretty foliage.

Peter91
★★★ 4y ago

NORTH PLYMPTON, SA, Australia

Only had one ripen over winter, taste was pretty average for a passionfruit, with extremely hard and bitter seeds which are inedible in my opinion.Wouldn't really recommend growing this variety at this point over a standard passionfruit, but since mine...

liamsbirds
★★★★★ 7y ago

Ashmore, 4214, Australia

It is one of the most vigirous plants i have seen.

Rob19
★★ 7y ago

WEST FOOTSCRAY, VIC

grows like a weed. Average fruit.

CoolClimate1
★★★★ 9y ago

Yass, NSW, Australia

Grew this from seed as a cool climate alternative to black passionfruit. It has grown so well, easy to germinate and is growing strongly since I put it in the ground. I'll update when it fruits.Grew very vigorously, but still hadn't fruited when we mov...

Emma1
10y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

No water and neglect.

veggypatchmeg
★★★★★ 11y ago

Kadina, SA, Australia

Would love to try this one, does anyone have any seeds I could purchase

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