Questions tagged: passionfruit

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Mark
Answer: Hi Mark, most likely answer is lack of boron. In addition to regular use of complete fertiliser such as Dynamic Lifter Advanced for fruit and Citr...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 11:14AM, 23 Nov 2009
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Margaret
Answer: Dear Margaret, The symptoms of yellowing and crinkling of the leaves on your passionfruit vine sounds like ‘Passionfruit woodiness virus̵...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 10:01AM, 26 Nov 2009
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Jemma
Answer: Hi Jemma, the first thing I have to ask is if you are sure it isn’t a yellow passionfruit variety. Perhaps check one of the fallen fruit to ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 07:08AM, 02 Dec 2009
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margaret
Answer: Dear Margaret, Sorry to hear your passionfruit is not bearing fruit as it should do. Passionfruit vines rely on insects for pollination and someti...
Answered: 10:19AM, 14 Dec 2009
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gayle
Answer: Dear Gayle, It may be that the tree is not old enough this year to set viable fruit, particularly seeing that you have just planted it 6 months ago...
Answered: 11:44AM, 15 Jan 2010
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Doug
Answer: Hi Doug, impossible to pinpoint exactly without seeing the symptoms, passionfruit don’t really get rust. It could be a fungal problem and a ...
Category: Pests
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 11:39AM, 20 Jan 2010
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Yvonne
Answer: Hi Yvonne, sounds like you are deficient in potassium. Apply sulfate of potash every month in sandy soil or every 2 months in heavy soil. You will...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 11:48AM, 20 Jan 2010
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Don
Answer: Hi Don, you have applied way too much nitrogen and no other major nutirent, namely potassium and phosphorus. Supplementing every month with sulpha...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 01:57PM, 16 Feb 2010
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Jan
Answer: Dear Jan, It appears that you are doing all the right things to make your passionfruit vines healthy, it is just a pity one isn’t performing ...
Answered: 12:24PM, 12 Aug 2010
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Lorraine
Answer: Hi Lorraine, If there are two different shaped leaves there may be some growth from below the graft point. Check the graft and remove any shoots t...
Category: Diseases
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 04:28PM, 10 Oct 2011
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David
Answer: Dear David, What a pity your passionfruit has no pulp. It most likely relates to the vine not receiving enough moisture while the fruit was establ...
Answered: 01:05PM, 19 Oct 2011
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Sally
Answer: Dear Sally, It is a shame that your passionfruit are falling before they ripen. It could be that the weather is not yet warm enough to keep them gr...
Answered: 03:36PM, 09 Nov 2011
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Janelle
Answer: Hi Janelle, I wouldn’t pull out your passionfruit just yet. I would give it another season to redeem itself. It is just a pity it seems to ...
Answered: 12:22PM, 12 Jan 2012
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Judy
Answer: Hi Judy, The cool,wet summer conditions are probably the main reason why the passionfruit are not ripening well. If the weather warms up over the ...
Category: General
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 02:07PM, 06 Feb 2012
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Jan
Answer: Hi Jan, Passionfruit vines planted in Spring sometimes give a light crop in Autumn but usually bear well the following Summer. The best time to pr...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 12:19PM, 12 Mar 2012
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David
Answer: Hi David, One of the reasons the passionfruit is not forming fruit may be pollination. If there has been very wet weather or cloudy days then bees...
Category: General
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 02:15PM, 04 Apr 2012
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Jon
Answer: Hi Jon, There are different varieties of passionfruit and not all will ripen to a purple colour. Panama red and yellow produce a slightly larger fr...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 01:17PM, 07 May 2012
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Jim
Answer: Hi Jim, You certainly have a very healthy vine – what a pity it hasn’t flowered or produced any fruit for you. The flowers do require ...
Answered: 11:56AM, 16 Jul 2012
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Audrey
Answer: Hi Audrey, How disappointing to see your vine growing profusely only to produce fruit that is not edible. What you have described is called ‘...
Answered: 12:33PM, 20 Jul 2012
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Glenyss
Answer: Hi Glenyss, It sounds like your passionfruit vine is deriving plenty of nitrogen from the soil at the expense of potassium which is essential for f...
Answered: 02:18PM, 13 Feb 2013
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Heather
Answer: Hi Heather, It is disappointing to find you have lots of fruit but little or no pulp inside. You don’t mention how old the vine is or whethe...
Answered: 10:44AM, 17 Jun 2013