passion flower tree

angie83(9)August 18, 2006

Has anyone every had a passion flower grow in a tree form.I grew it from seed and its huge but is growin in a tree form with no shoots.It does have the nots on stem so it is a passion flower but no shoots and is standing up like a tree.

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wirtlo(z6 NV)

Can you get a picture of it? Any idea how old it is?

    Bookmark   August 19, 2006 at 1:34AM
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angie83(9)

I will sure try to get pic its about 2 feet tall has a trunk like a tree and I grew it from seed in may.It has leafs like a tree would and no vineing shoots.The leafs are huge oblong .

    Bookmark   August 19, 2006 at 3:13PM
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daveh_sf(San Francisco)

There's a few passiflora in the subgenus astropea that grow as small trees or shrubs, including P. arborea, lindeniana, and macrophylla. They're not easy to grow. P. lindeniana is the only one I've ever seen in cultivation. Here's a link to it.

Here is a link that might be useful: P. lindeniana

    Bookmark   August 20, 2006 at 10:54AM
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angie83(9)

Daveh that pic looks just like mine but my leafs are green not yellow but they could be twins if it was green leafed.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2006 at 4:11AM
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