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Maz
Medium_image I have a 18mth old purple passionfruit, plenty of full sweet fruit but lge amt green n wrinkled as well??

Have eaten about 2dozen ripe and thrown out about 200 green wrinkled. Vine is simply loaded with fruit.

Submitted: 01:36PM, 30 May 2016
Answer: Hi Maz,

Thanks for writing in.

There are a number of things that could be a problem.

fruit fly damage
sucking bug damage
poor pollination
boron deficiency
insufficient irrigation when a heavy crop is set

Most commonly it is the Boron deficiency.

To amend this make a simple boron solution get some borax powder – and mix 4 grams, a pinch, in 4.5L of water. Mix it in. This will treat 4 m2of garden bed. It will last for three years but remember, never use any more than that, because too much can be as bad as too little and will be hard to amend.

Regards
Celeste
Yates horticulturist

Answered: 03:06PM, 30 May 2016

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