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 a flowering 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).
Try planting Giant granadilla if you'd like to attract butterflies to your garden.
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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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.
See our list of companion Plants for Giant granadilla to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
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 offTry to aim for a seed spacing of at least 3.25 feet (1.00 metres) and sow at a depth of around 0.23 inches (0.6 cm).
These estimates for how long Giant granadilla takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.
Average 23 days | Min 23 days | Max 23 days (1)
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Passiflora quadrangularis L.