Plant Care banana passionfruit

banana passionfruit

Also known as

banana passionfruit, curuba, parcha, tumbo, purpuro and Taxo

Taxonomy

Passiflora mollissima
Passiflora
Passifloraceae
Malpighiales

How to care for banana passionfruit

Water

How often to water your banana passionfruit

Water needs for banana passionfruit
0.5 cups
every 9

banana passionfruit 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for banana passionfruit in your home

Light needs and placement for plant banana passionfruit: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

banana passionfruit love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

banana passionfruit does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize banana passionfruit

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

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Care Summary for banana passionfruit

banana passionfruit


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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