Belonging to the Passiflora (Passionflower) genus, lilikoi has a botanical name of Passiflora edulis var. flavicarpa. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Royal yellow. lilikoi is categorised as a species of edible flower / fruit. Normally grows with a vinelike habit.
lilikoi needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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See our list of companion Plants for lilikoi to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
Harvest when the fruit falls from the vine. Best eaten when it starts getting some wrinkles.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect lilikoi plants:
The latin ‘edulis’ means “edible”.1