Purple Possum Passion Fruit
Purple Possum Passion Fruit
For sale is a live plant with established root system in a pot.
***Images of fruit or edible qualities are provided from our nursery's stock of producing plants to show the potential yield of of our fruiting & edible plants.
Purple Possum Passion Fruit Vine
Pot Size: 3 gallon
Age: 1-2 years old
Fruiting Age: same year planted in the ground or larger pot
Minimum Height: 28" tall with trellis, vines long and may be trimmed in order to package properly
Propagation Method: from reliable stock
Plants are staked with soil, sealed in a plastic wrapping to retain moisture during shipment. When you receive this plant, simply remove the plastic and check moisture in the soil. Water the plant once per day while in their container. Plants have also been fertilized for the season.
All of our plants are cared for with natural practices, without the use of synthetic chemicals. However, our nursery is considered a Plant Sanctuary. Some plants we sell are brought in from other nurseries who do not follow the same standards of quality that we do. Once a plant arrives at our nursery, they are cared for with organic and natural practices.
We hand select for each order from our stock of premium quality plants at A Natural Farm in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. Quality in plant propagation is of upmost importance when seeking nutrition & medicinal value from edible plants!
Climbing vine subtropical plant with intricate, purple flowers and sweet purple fruits. Excellent quality fruit.
USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11
Plant Type: Perennial
Pollination: Pollinated by wasps
Edible Qualities/Products: Tips of vines & flowers are edible salad greens, ripe passion fruit is gooey, juicy and incredibly sweet!
Climax Height & Spread: 20'-30', will tolerate hard pruning of vines to control growth
Cold Tolerance: Not tolerable of cold weather or wind, especially as young plants. Be sure to protect during cooler temperatures. Consider planting near the house for radiate heat.
Light Requirements: Full Sun for more fruits
Drought Tolerance/Watering Requirements: Drought Tolerant once established but ensure watering during flowering & fruiting. For initial planting water every day to every other day and then gradually begin water 2-3 times per week after initial planting
Soil & Site Requirements: Plant prefers higher altitudes, but will fruit just about anywhere with well drained soil and organic matter for mulch.
Once your plant arrives, its best practice to water it right away. Your plant may or may not experience leaf drop, show signs of stress or be in a dormant phase. Regardless, it just traveled a great journey to get to its new home, so give it some time to accumlate! If planting in the ground, check your weather forecast to ensure frost or freezing tempreatures have passed for the year. Potting up into a larger pot can be done at any time.
Check the site and water requirements listed for each plant to have a good understanding of what your plant needs. Each garden is different, so don't be afraid to make a good decision based on your specific location.
To maximize yield and ensure a healthy life of your fruit tree, mulch around the drip line, topdress with compost, vermicpompost & organic matter regularly, use organic fertilizer high in nitrogen 2-3 times per year, garden with companion plants of cover crops, flowering plants and herbs! These straetgies are useful in container gardening as well.
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