Giant green to yellow passion fruit reaching over one foot in diameter. Pulp is not as flavorful as the common passion fruit, but still tasty and often eaten or used in drinks.
Fast growing vine which can grow over 50ft in a single season. The stems are quadrangular in shape.
The giant granadilla is hardy to the mid 30's when mature.
Loves the warm humid tropics, but will not stand flooding. Protect from freezing temperatures. Fruit forms best after self-pollination.
Almost always grown from seeds, but can be propagated by cuttings. Bottom heating the seeds at 70-80F can result in germination at 1-2 weeks, at lower temperatures seeds can take up to 10 weeks to germinate.
Fruit is eaten fresh or used in drinks. The unripe, green fruit is eaten as a vegetable.
Native to Central and South America. Heavily cultivated throughout the Americas.