Return to the Passiflora Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Lobed leaves.

Posted by John_NY z6/7 Sunset 34 (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 11, 05 at 13:39

Do all Passion vines have lobed leaves? We planted some seeds from store bought Passionfruit, along with some seeds from Guava. There is a possibility that the tags could have gotten mixed up, but this plant is labeled Passion. Can anyone tell me if this is actually a Passion, or is it a Guava? Thanks.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Lobed leaves.

That looks just like my p. edulis seedlings. Your fruit was dark purple / black & had many medium (for passiflora) size seeds in a white or white / yello pulp?

If so it *should* be passiflora edulis v. 'black beauty'.


 o
RE: Lobed leaves.

it is edulis. the immature plant has unpointed leaves... I had 7 or 8 of these, only to be killed by the person taking care of them while I was away... *sniff*

Dc


 o
RE: Lobed leaves.

Krstofer - That sounds about right, for a description of the fruit. I remember buying one in a supermarket, in Fort Lauderdale. The checker said to me, "Before I ring this up, I want to tell you that it's expensive. Some people get shocked." I said it was OK, and paid $1.99. The next day we went to a local huge flea market and I got a couple more at 2 for a quarter.
Dc - I had thought that they started getting the lobes before they got this big, so I wondered about these.
Sorry to hear about your loss.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Passiflora Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here