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Is my passionfruit climbing frame big enough?

Posted by mymauritiangarden 5 (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 28, 13 at 0:44

I live in Mauritius, so can't tell you the variety - at the nursery, you get the option of yellow or purple passionfruit! Mine's purple if that's any help! The frame is 2.4 x 1.5m. I've recently transplanted it, and pruned it back hard. Once it grows, will I be able to prune the vine to keep it within the confines of the frame? I've never grown passionfruit so any advice will be more than welcome. Thanks, Veronique.

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RE: Is my passionfruit climbing frame big enough?

They grow like weeds, You'll constantly be pruning to keep it in that small an area. I have a couple and the vines easily get 15 ft growth in a year.

RE: Is my passionfruit climbing frame big enough?

Thanks for that - I don't mind pruning it - I have no other choice - I guess my question should really have been, will it still fruit with constant pruning?
There's a pre-pruning photo at the link below.

Here is a link that might be useful: My Mauritian Garden

This post was edited by mymauritiangarden on Fri, Jun 28, 13 at 1:37

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