Banana passion fruit Passiflora antioquiensis H. Karst.

banana passion fruit


P. antioquiensis is a climber to 5m or more, with ovate to deeply 3-lobed leaves and pendent flowers to 12cm across, with slender green tube, spreading rose-red tepals and tiny dark corona, followed by edible yellow fruit

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      banana passion fruit

    • Common names

      Tacsonia vanvolxemii

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 11 or pruning group 12 in early spring

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown at 13 to 18°C in spring or root semi-hardwood cuttings in summer. Layering can be carried out in spring or autumn

  • insectPests

    Glasshouse red spider mite, scale insects and glasshouse whitefly may be a problem under glass

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free