Plant Care Yellow Passionflower

Yellow Passionflower

About Yellow Passionflower

Yellow Passionflower is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

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

Yellow Passionflower belongs to the Passiflora genus, and is native to the Eastern and South Central United States.

Taxonomy

Passiflora lutea
Passiflora
Passifloraceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Yellow Passionflower

💦 Water

How often to water your Yellow Passionflower

Water needs for Yellow Passionflower
0.5 cups
every 9

Yellow 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 Yellow Passionflower

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Yellow Passionflower in your home

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

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

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

Yellow Passionflower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Yellow Passionflower

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Yellow 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 Yellow Passionflower after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Yellow Passionflower is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing Yellow Passionflower →

Common Yellow Passionflower Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Yellow Passionflower prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Yellow Passionflower Water Frequency →

Yellow Passionflower Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Yellow Passionflower requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Yellow Passionflower Light Requirements →

Yellow Passionflower Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Yellow Passionflower does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Yellow Passionflower →

When and How to Successfully Repot Yellow Passionflower →


💩 Fertilizer

Yellow Passionflower is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Yellow Passionflower is a naturally climbing plant and can be trained to climb indoors if you provide a moss pole or trellis. The newest growth will emerge from the end of the stems.

How and When to Prune Yellow Passionflower →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Yellow Passionflower can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 5a-10b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Yellow Passionflower Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Yellow Passionflower

Yellow Passionflower

Yellow Passionflower


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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