Passiflora ligularis
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Passiflora ligularis

sweet granadilla

  family passifloraceae 
  genus passiflora 

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Genus  Passiflora Species  ligularis Variety  Cultivar  Common names  sweet granadilla Family  PASSIFLORACEAE Specimen number  S2586 Data source  GrUnFr p263
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Deciduous Stature  Vine Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  20' - 30' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The fruit is 3 inch long, oval shaped, with an orange-brown colored hard shell, white colored liquid-juicy pulp. It has good acidity, fragrance, and flavor. Its nutritional value includes minerals. Passiflora ligularis is typically used as juice.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Cutting Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance  Tender Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Juice Nutritional value  Minerals Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts 3 inch long, oval shaped, with an orange-brown colored hard shell, white colored liquid-juicy pulp Flavor / texture  has good acidity, fragrance, and flavor
Horticulture notes  No special fertilization is necessary for Passiflora ligularis to produce fruit. Propagation of Sweet granadilla can be achieved using a cutting. This plant is considered to have originated from Mexico and Central America.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Passiflora ligularis is deciduous in nature.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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