Plant Care Banana Passionfruit

Banana Passionfruit

Also known as

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


Passiflora mollissima

How to care for Banana Passionfruit


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 located in Los Angeles, California.

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

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

Plant care guide for Banana Passionfruit in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

56% Medium

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 🚫.

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


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.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Banana Passionfruit

Banana Passionfruit

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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