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Passionfruit Black Grafted
Passiflora edulis 'Nellie Kelly' 'Black Grafted'
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The Nellie Kelly Grafted Black Passionfruit has delighted generations of Australian gardeners with its hardy rootstock and tasty fruit. The grafted black is grown around Australia, from the cooler south to the northern sub-tropics and is self-fertile, requiring only one plant. The vine produces round, medium sized fruit that are soft to firm with a juicy tanginess that sweetens as the fruit wrinkles and matures over summer and autumn. The Nellie Kelly Grafted Black Passionfruit vine will cover an area of 6 to 8 square metres during an 8 to 10 year lifespan, producing up to 400 pieces of fruit each season.

Size — 125mm
Growth Width — 3m
Growth Height — 3m
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — Purple
Fruiting Period — Summer, Autumn
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.

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