FRUIT SEEDLING: Passion Fruit (Jamaican Sweet Yellow variety) Plants - Sold per plant
By Nature Touch Farms From Jamaica
Jamaican Sweet Yellow Passion Fruit (Passiflora edulis flavicarpa) is a vigorous vine, especially in the Tropics, the passion fruit can grow over 20 feet in a single year. It may be grown as a houseplant in a sunny South-facing window.
The white sepals and petals are almost completely covered with its undulating corona. The center of the corona is a very dark purple. Flowering occurs from April-November but may occasionally continue year-round if conditions are right. The flowers are followed by green fruit, turning Yellow when ripe.
It is one of the most tropical of the passion fruit varieties, and a major commercial crop used in fruit juices. The flavor of its fruit a mixture of tart and stronger sweet taste than that of its closest relative Passiflora edulis.
Evergreen leaves, deeply 3 lobed, green and bigger then Passiflora edulis. The long tendrils need lots of support for climbing. Grow in sunniest window or greenhouse and provide support of trellis.
Pruning is a must to keep the vine healthy. Prune off less vigorous growth and occasionally prune back vigorous growth to promote flowering. When established, and without care, the passion fruit can easily overtake other garden plants, shading them from sun.
It has only mild hardiness, surviving temperatures to 35°F, so protect from any frosts. Provide ideally a temperature of 15°- 28°C in Summer and 13-18°C through the Winter. It will do best in a loam based mix with a little peat moss. Passion flowers like full sun and will scramble over trees and shrubs to get it.
You may need to water your plants on a daily basis during the hottest Summer months. During the Winter the roots should be kept moist, but as growth will be much slower you will probably only need to water once a week, depending on growing temperature.
Fertilize at least once every two weeks in the growing season. If their pot is too large or if they have an unrestricted root run then the whole plant will simply get bigger and bigger but it will refuse to flower and therefore produce the fruits. By limiting the pot size you are limiting the ability to grow and this is seen as a threat, so the natural mechanism is to produce seed for the next generation. A suitably sized pot for an adult plant would generally be of 12 inches in diameter.
In tropical climates, it will flower all year round.
Height: 96 - 180 inches (vining)
Bloom Season: Summer and fall
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.5
Average Germ Time: 28 - 90 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/4 inch
Sowing Rate: 1 seed per plant
Moisture: Keep seed moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 8 to 12 feet apart
ISLAND WIDE DELIVERY VIA KNUTSFORD EXPRESS IS DONE AT AN ADDITIONAL COST & IS ADDED TO THE TOTAL ON CHECKOUT.
DELIVERY OPTION: Our seedlings will be delivered islandwide via Knutsford Express.
We do take every possible care to grow healthy plants and send these out in the variety as labeled.
We are very careful with packing and handling our plants, however it is the responsibility of the purchaser to promptly unpack, plant and care for the plants appropriately once they arrive.
Please read cultivation notes for each variety carefully, as Nature Touch Farms will not be held accountable for the care of plants once they leave our premises.
We will dispatch your plant order as soon as possible.
Please note the plants are individually prepped, wrapped and packaged to ensure safety in transit and this takes time.
During busy periods, plant orders can take up to 5 - 7 days to process, so please notify us of any dates we need to take into account when sending your plants.
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ORDER PROCESSING & DELIVERY
pick up by appointment at our farm or plant nursery. Other delivery arrangements can be made for an additional fee.
Orders are normally processed & dispatched for delivery on Fridays, once the order has been made on or before Thursday 12 midday and payment has been cleared.
For GoCool Courier delivery pick ups are made from our location on Fridays and delivery done islandwide on Saturdays within the Kingston, Ocho Rios & Montego Bay areas. Other areas within the island, deliveries will be done on Mondays .
For Doorway Express delivery pick up are made from our location on Thursdays, and delivery done islandwide on Fridays within the Corporate Areas, Kingston, Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, Spanish Town, May Pen & Mandeville on Fridays. Other areas within the island, deliveries will be done on Saturdays.
For each order a Tracking Number is provided to facilitate tracking of your delivery.
Orders can be collected between the hours of 10 am to 5 pm at the nearest Knutsford Express location or at our onsite location.
usually prep the fruit tree before shipping to prevent plant shock during the delivery process. 99% of the time, the trees arrive alive to their final destination. Our trees are shipped in a
grow bag with soil.
We do our very best to ensure that everything is perfect with your order and that you are 100% satisfied.
However, we know that sometimes even with our best efforts things can still go wrong.
Therefore, for every order purchased (fruits, vegetables, spices & seasonings) an additional 10% is provided FREE OF COST to replace any faults/damages/spoilage.
If you receive your order in an unsatisfactory condition, please take a few pictures and submit them via email to our email address: [email protected] or WhatsApp the pictures to 1-876-532--9441. Please do this within 24 hours of receiving your package.
We will review your email or WhatsApp message & pictures and get back to you within 5 working days.
Remember to keep the box in case we ask you to ship the package back to us at our expense.
WHAT IS YOUR WARRANTY & RETURN POLICY ON THE FRUIT TREES & OTHER PLANTS?
Our warranty only covers the fruit tree and other plants arriving alive and in fair condition. If you receive your fruit tree and/or plant in a condition in which the tree or plant may not survive, please take a few pictures and submit them via email to our address: [email protected] or WhatsApp the pictures to 1-876-532-9441. Please do this within 48 hours of receiving your tree or plant. We will review your email or WhatsApp message & pictures and get back to you within a few days. Remember to keep the box in case we ask you to ship the plant back to us at our expense. Our warranty does not apply once you have planted the tree or plant on the ground, pot and/or any other container.
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