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Passiflora edulis Panama Red

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Passiflora edulis Panama Red Passion Fruit, Passionfruit, Grafted Passionfruit,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Climbers, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Climbing / Twining, Dense

A tropical and attractive vine that will require a support structure to grow against. Will usually bare delicious passionfruit within 18 months of planting. Has glossy deep green foliage and curly tendrils that attach itself to support frame. The flowers of the passionfruit is quite spectacular and intricate and is followed by delicious tropical fruits that are ripe once they have turned red. 'Panama Red' has large red skinned fruit and crops heavily from Autumn through to Spring.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Climber / Creeper, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Collar Rot, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Passifloraceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple, White, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate