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Veliyath Gardens

Banana Passion Fruit Plant (Passiflora tripartita mollissima)

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Plant Type

Common Name: Banana poka, Banana Passion Fruit

Botanical Name: Passiflora tripartita mollissima

General Information:

Native to the Andean valleys of South America. Evergreen climber growing to 5 m (16ft) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in) at a fast rate.

Hardy passion flower vine produces 3-5" long, soft, yellow fruits. Fruits can be eaten raw, commonly used in ice creams, fruit salads, pies, jellies, and drinks.

Yellow, oblong, aromatic fruits are highly prized for their juice. Fruit is about 70mm long and 35mm wide.

The fruit pulp is more aromatic and tarter, having a somewhat superior flavor compared to Passiflora tarminiana.

Health Benefits:

A source of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, antioxidants, calcium, phosphorus, and iron.

Provides key nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber.

Low glycemic index, potentially improving insulin sensitivity.

Supports heart health and the immune system.

Anxiety-reducing effects.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 1 to 2 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate