How long does it take for a passion fruit tree to bear fruit?

May, 2022
Darren Spalding

The temperature must be well above freezing — especially for yellow varieties. You should also add fertilizer if necessary. This can be easily remedied by adding more fertilizer. If you are growing indoors, place the container in the sunny, south-facing window you have.

Next, dig a hole that is equal to the depth of the root ball and is twice as wide. Passion fruit is an evergreen vine plant that can grow up to 30 or 40 feet long. Passion fruit is an evergreen vine plant that can grow up to 30 or 40 feet long. Too much nitrogen directly leads to green growth and takes away the fruit you should eat.

Can you grow passion fruit in the UK?

Plant your passion flower and tilt it slightly against the obelisk, wall, or fence you're growing it on. Spanish explorers loved the fruit these vines produced and brought them back to Europe and from there spread around the world. An ideal place to grow a vine is along a wire fence, over a balcony or over a pergola, where they provide shade all year round. Better known for its savory and delicious fruit, passion fruit blossoms may be even more wondrous than the fruit taste.

But since you're reading this, your green fingers may want to try growing these for themselves. Passion flowers have the most incredible blooms from July to October, usually followed by edible, but not particularly tasty, egg-shaped fruits.

Where does passion fruit grow best?

Passion fruit (and maypop) is the only host plant for a pretty little orange butterfly called a golf fritillary. In cool winters, vines can lose some of their leaves. The roots will sprout again even if the foliage is killed off. Passion fruit vines are versatile, but they do best in subtropical and temperate climates, provided they are protected from frost when they are young. My yellow passion fruit doesn't mind lying on the ground in the sun for a few days and then sitting on the kitchen bench for weeks.

Choose a spot in the ground or a container that gives the vine's roots plenty of room to grow and expand.


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