Growing Passion Fruit in Africa
Growing Passion Fruit In Kenya Africa
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The tender young leaves of passion fruit are also eaten as a vegetable similar to spinach. The seed of passion fruit produces oil that can be used for home and industrial purposes.
Varieties of Passion Fruits
Most passion fruits are vigorous growing vines that can climb up to 30 feet or 9 meters. The fruit varies in color from purple to orange-red and in size from a golf ball to a tennis ball.
Passiflora edulis Flavicarpa
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Passiflora ligularisThe sweet tasting orange-yellow colored passion fruit is commonly known as the Sweet Granadilla.
Passiflora caeruleaBlue passion flower is better known for its beautiful flower than the egg-shaped orange-red fruits.
Purple or Violet passion fruit is the most popular passion fruit variety. Passiflora edulis is commonly called purple passion fruit originated in subtropical South America, from southern Brazil to Argentina.