Passiflora guianensis G.Mey. Ex Miq.
Common Name: Maracuja Redondo
Maracuja redondo is a not too vigorous climbing plant with a perennial rootstock. It produces annual to perennial stems that scramble over the ground or clamber into other plants, supporting themselves by means of tendrils[
The edible fruit is greatly appreciated in the plant's native range, where it is often gathered from the wild[
Northern S. America - Brazil, Surinam, Venezuela.
A plant of low to medium elevations in the tropics.
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 juicy pulp with a sweet flavour[
]. The skin remains dark green, even when the fruit is fully ripe[
]. The fruit is about 5cm long and 4cm wide[
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