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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Natalie
Answer: Hi Natalie, It looks like you have a fungal leaf spot problem on your passionfruit, you can use the leaf curl copper fungicide product to treat thi...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 11:11AM, 03 Jul 2014
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Cameron
Answer: With the on-set of winter, the likehood of your passionfruit maturing and ripening is fairly slim. Remove all of the flowers and fruit to allow the...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 03:56PM, 03 Jul 2014
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Gwenith
Answer: Hi Qwenith, The chewing damage is quite large and could be due to possums. Have you noticed any in your backyard recently? Possums tend to run al...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 09:35AM, 08 Dec 2014
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Len
Answer: Passionfruit require 140 litres of water weekly when in full production so make sure you are watering them sufficiently. They also have a shallow r...
Answered: 02:03PM, 13 Mar 2015
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Ashraf
Answer: Unfortunately your photo didn’t upload properly, could you please attach it to an email and send it to stephen.jackson1@yates.com.au so I can...
Answered: 10:41AM, 31 Mar 2015
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marita
Answer: It does look like you may have septoria spot. This can be controlled using Yates Leaf Curl Copper Fungicide Spray. Mixing rates can be found on the...
Answered: 12:18PM, 31 Mar 2015
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Carolyn
Answer: Passionfruit can be tricky to grow at times. This may be natural fruit drop as if the vine sets more fruit than is can support it will drop the fru...
Answered: 10:35AM, 09 Apr 2015
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Pete
Answer: Passionfruit is a subtropical plant and needs heat to ripen so your passionfruit may or may not ripen. Late summer and early autumn rains along wit...
Answered: 03:56PM, 11 May 2015