Non Grafted Black Passionfruit

Passiflora edulis

The Nellie Kelly Non-Grafted Black Passionfruit is a fast growing alternative for home gardeners in warmer, frost-free regions or with coarse or sandy ground. It makes an ideal choice as a quick trellis cover or to hide an unsightly back fence.

The Nellie Kelly Non-Grafted Black Passionfruit produces up to 100 pieces of fruit from summer to autumn over a 3 year lifespan. The small to medium sized, round fruit are black to purple with a tangy, tart pulp inside.

Plant in a sunny, well-drained position where it is protected from the wind. Apply a complete organic fertiliser and water in.

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Passionfruit & Walnut Vinaigrette

¼ cup passionfruit juice ¼ teaspoon ginger
½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon anchovy paste
1/8 teaspoon ground pepper ¼ teaspoon seeded mustard
¾ cup olive oil ¼ cup walnuts, finely chopped
2 sprigs fresh watercress, finely chopped  

Combine all ingredients in a sealed container and shake vigorously to mix. Pour over your favourite salad.

Makes approximately 1 cup.