Passiflora maliformis: Sweet Calebash, Apple-Fruited Granadilla, Sweetcup, Conch
Origin: Caribbean, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela
Climbing woody plant that may reach 10 m.
Green leaves, oval.
Flowers very beautiful, hanging and fragrant.
Its sepals are light-green exterior and purple interior. Filaments in 4 rows, long, striped purple, white.
It blooms from June to November.
Fruit edible, spherical or oval green to yellow-green – light-orange flesh.
It grows in rich soil, good drainage and full sun.
Not resistant to frost (USDA Zone 10-11, 1 ° C).
For rich production and proper growth often requires watering and nutrients during the growing season.
In addition to fruit production, it is a beautiful ornamental plant.