Passion Fruit

TeiteiOctober 23, 2013

This is my 3rd year with passion fruit. This year the tree grew crazy with crazy amounts of bloom and fruit. My problem is, it bloom so late in summer. I have fruits that are still green and like last year, it does not get time to ripe befoire winter gets it Any help !!!!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
canadianplant

What kind of passionfruit? Incarnata or edulis? Either way they need lots of heat to ripen.... Maybe plant the vines next to a south facing wall?

    Bookmark   October 23, 2013 at 11:43AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
steve_in_los_osos

Can't tell where you are at so I'm not going to guess about climate issues. Perhaps you need to change the timing of your pruning (do you prune?). Pruning at the wrong time may throw off the flowering cycle.

My P. edulis blooms in two flushes, one in late Spring and one in late Summer. Most of the late Summer fruits do not ripen before I prune. It's just the way it goes. If I waited for them before pruning then I might miss the late Spring bloom.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2013 at 11:09PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
melikeeatplants

Here in San Jose the winter is too cold to ripen them. I leave all winter and prune in the spring. I take the unripe fruits and stick in a paper bag when I prune. Most remain inedible but a few will ripen up enough to taste good.

    Bookmark   October 24, 2013 at 11:24AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Apple Pruning Advice
Can someone tell me if it would be a good idea to prune...
Dan Liptak
My Spupreme plum turns into Alderman!
At Plant Hill Nursery! They don't have a email address,...
Konrad___far_north
Root control bag to control Mulberry tree size
Hi, I am planning to use a root control bag to limit...
roots_feeding
Can I store apple rootstock in the fridge?
I'll be getting a couple apple rootstocks the first...
edweather
Plum Tree Experts!!! Is this gonna turn into a fruit?
I have some buds on my plum tree that look like this. Do...
tlbean2004
Sponsored Products
Bianco Vase by Produzione Privata
$1,400.00 | Lumens
Aqua Zinger and Fruit Infuser- Blue
Classic Hostess
New Pakistani Peshawar Square Ivory Chobi Hand Knotted Wool Rug H605
BH Sun Inc
Roderick Stevens 'Splash II' Black 4-piece Gallery-wrapped Canvas Panel Art Set
Overstock.com
Hindeman Polished Nickel One-Light Table Lamp with Cream Shade
$399.00 | Bellacor
Chop 'n' Prep Bamboo Cutting Board & Prep Tray
$26.99 | zulily
Medallion Boudoir Sham 12" x 16" - IVORY
$123.00 | Horchow
Fir Root Serving Bowl
| Dot & Bo
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™