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Giant granadilla

Passiflora quadrangularis

Giant granadilla is a member of the Passiflora (Passionflower) family. Its botanical name is Passiflora quadrangularis.

Tropical climber. Saucer sized pink and purple fragrant flowers

Giant granadilla grows as a perennial and is an edible fruit. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Giant granadilla is known for its climber habit and growing to a height of approximately 12.00 metres (39.00 feet).

Be aware that Giant granadilla typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.

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How to grow Giant granadilla

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Use Zone 10 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Giant granadilla needs a soil ph of 5.6 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil). Giant granadilla is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

Growing Giant granadilla from seed

Soak seed in fruit juice for 24 hours and then surface sow on a sterile seed compost at 20C. The seeds need light to germinate. Germination erratic and seedling prone to damping off

Transplanting Giant granadilla

Companion plants for Giant granadilla

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Giant granadilla so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Giant granadilla

These plants will not grow well with Giant granadilla so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Giant granadilla problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Giant granadilla plants:

Giant granadilla Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin angularis meaning “angular”

Other names for Giant granadilla

Passiflora quadrangularis L.

Giant granadilla care instructions

How long does Giant granadilla take to grow?

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