Apricot vine Passiflora incarnata (F)

apricot vine


P. incarnata is a short, tendril climber to about 2m tall with deeply lobed, dark green leaves. Scented, bowl-shaped, pale purple to almost white flowers, with purple and white coronas, are produced in summer, followed by edible, egg-shaped, yellow fruit

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apricot vine flesh-coloured granadilla ground ivy Holy Rood flower May apple May hops May pops maypop passion vine wild passion flower see more

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 11 or pruning group 12 if necessary, in early spring

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders Sub-tropical City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed, semi-hardwood cuttings or by layering in spring or autumn

  • insectPests

    Usually pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to a virus