Monday, November 7, 2016

Passionfruit vine is crawling

Over here it is known as markisa, a vine that lasts for more than 5 years.  It will start flowering and fruiting after a year.  I germinated quite a number of them last year, most were given away to friends, 2 of them planted in Seri Iskandar home garden and one is grown here in Putrajaya backyard garden.


Passiflora_edulis , Markisa (Melayu) 
passionfruit (English), maracuya (Spanish) , granadille (French), 
maracuja (Portugese), liliko'i (Hawaiian) 


Passionfruit vine - markisa

Passionfruit vine - markisa

Passionfruit vine - markisa

Passionfruit vine - markisa
with bamboo trellis
The passionfruit vines will thicken and eventually cover up the whole trellis. In the meantime , taro (keladi) can still grow and use the space underneath.

Bangchik and Kakdah
Putrajaya Backyard Garden

3 comments:

  1. This post Passionfruit vine is crawling is really good. I just found it while I was looking for organic vegetable seeds. It is really amazing post. Good Job!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I have one at my home..buat mine is bigger...its produce giant fruit similar to papaya...yet its in passion fruit family

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. ours is the normal one... the size of tennis ball

      Delete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...