Grafted Black Passionfruit
Passiflora edulis (scion) Passiflora caerulea (rootstock)
Nellie Kelly Grafted Black Passionfruit is a favourite with generations of Australian gardeners. A prolific vine, it produces large amounts of purple/black passionfruit, and the hand-grafting technique allows it to grow the length of the country, from the northern sub-tropics to the cooler south. This vine will fruit well for up to 10 years.
How to grow Grafted Black
Plant in a sunny, well-drained area. Remove any growth below the graft, including suckers, using a sharp knife or blade.
Enjoying your Grafted Black
Grafted Black will cover an area of 6-8sqm during its lifespan. It produces attractive purple and white flowers, followed by round, medium-sized fruit, with a juicy tanginess that sweetens as it matures. Expect up to 400 passionfruit during summer and autumn to enjoy in salads, cakes, yoghurt and juice