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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
giant granadilla square-stemmed passionflower
Passiflora are mostly tender tendril-climbing shrubs, with simple or palmately-lobed, generally evergreen leaves and showy flowers of distinctive structure with often colourful coronal filaments, followed by conspicuous fruits, edible in some species
P. quadrangularis is a vigorous evergreen climber, to 15m, with angled stems bearing large, broadly-ovate leaves and nodding, fragrant, light red flowers with large purple and white coronal filaments; fruit to 25cm, yellow, with edible pulp
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height
Under glass grow in a container in loam-based potting compost in full light with shade from hot sun. Water freely when in growth and keep just moist in winter with a minimum temperature of 13°C. May be grown outdoors in frost-free areas in most fertile, moist but well-drained soils and overwintered indoors, see passion flower cultivation
Propagate by seed, semi-hardwood cuttings or by layering in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants Sub-tropical
Pruning Pruning group 11
Pests Glasshouse red spider mite, glasshouse whitefly, mealybugs and scale insects may be a problem under glass
May be subject to a virus
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