Common Name: Maracuja De Alho
Maracuja de alho is a climbing plant with a perennial rootstock. It sends up annual to perennial stems that scramble over the ground or climb over other plants for support, attaching themselves by means of tendrils[
The edible fruit is sometimes gathered from the wild for local use, though it is not greatly appreciated[
Southern S. America - Brazil.
Forest edges and scrubland[
Succeeds in a wide range of soils, so long as they are well-drained[
]. Passiflora species tend to flower and fruit more freely when grown in soils of only moderate fertility[
Fruit - raw[
]. A sweet, juicy pulp with a strong flavour of garlic[
]. The fruits are about 8cm long and 5cm wide[
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