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Bell Apple Fruit Plant (Passiflora nitida)

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Plant Type

Common Names: Bell apple, Maracuja Suspiro

Botanical Name: Passiflora nitida

General Information:

Known as the best-tasting Passiflora, Fast-growing climbing plant with a perennial rootstock

Edible fruits highly appreciated within the plant's native range, Native to the lowland tropics of Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, S. America – Brazil

Fruit can be eaten raw or made into juices, Thick-skinned fruit with juicy succulent pulp and a sweet flavor, Thrives in sunny positions or dappled shade.

Also known as the bell apple, it is a tasty but relatively unknown passion fruit, Similar to P. Laurifolia, with orange-yellow fruits and sweet, succulent pulp.

Medicinal Uses:

Good source of provitamin A.

Often used medicinally as a calmant or sedative.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 1 to 2 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate