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Passifloras: Recognize the fruit on this?

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(Zone 9a)

May 8, 2009
5:23 PM

Post #6522236

this is a great (somewhat invasive, lol ) grower here in Henderson NV and i wondered about the fruit. Edible? I have had the flowers in tea not gotten sick but that was in moderation. I thought it was Maypop and they're toxic reportedly? How toxic is toxic?..or is this not a Maypop?

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Lakeland, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 10, 2009
12:49 AM

Post #6527784

how big are the fruit and does it turn yellow or purple paul
(Zone 9a)

May 10, 2009
2:52 PM

Post #6529578

it is golden~yellow ...about one.5 inches long and lightly fuzzed.
Baton Rouge, LA

May 11, 2009
4:16 AM

Post #6532332

looks like a P. caerulea
Covington, LA
(Zone 8b)

May 14, 2009
12:18 AM

Post #6545255

Do a google search on passiflora incarnata (maypop) and passiflora caerulea (the blue passionflower). Both are edible but incarnata tastes better.You should be able tell by comparing the flower of your vine to the pictures. Do a search for passionfruit recipes--there are a few.
(Zone 9a)

May 14, 2009
3:04 PM

Post #6547472

Thansk Flicker~! I have been trying to catch/pic a flower and keep missing, lol they are growing on the neighbors side of the fence!!!!

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