Plant Care Fetid Passionflower

Fetid Passionflower

About Fetid Passionflower

Fetid Passionflower is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Fetid Passionflower likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Passiflora foetida

Also known as

Amapola, Flor de pasión silvestre, Jumbie Watermelon, Love in the mist, Marie Gougeat, Pop Bush, Sea Lemon (Trinidad & Tobago), Taguatagua, bedoca, bombom, dulce, eteta la nzombo, fetid pa, grenadier marron and ilengwankoi

How to care for Fetid Passionflower


How often to water your Fetid Passionflower

Water needs for Fetid Passionflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Fetid Passionflower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Fetid Passionflower

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fetid Passionflower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fetid Passionflower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fetid Passionflower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Fetid Passionflower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Fetid Passionflower in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Fetid Passionflower

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fetid Passionflower: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fetid Passionflower after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Fetid Passionflower

Fetid Passionflower

Fetid Passionflower

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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