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Giant granadilla Passiflora quadrangularis

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Generalities Giant granadilla
The Giant granadilla Is medium in size; in summer it assumes a bluepurple colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. These plants are climbers, therefore they grow leaning against supports of all types. The Giant granadilla has a shrub- like development. Fertilization Giant granadilla
For climber plants to develop without problems, letís act at the end of the winter, or in autumn, adding some manure, or a slow release fertilizer to the ground. In the spring, every 25-30 days, letís add some specific fertilizer for green or flowering plants to the irrigating water. Exposure Giant granadillaSole pieno
These plants don't agree with cold temperatures during this time of year. They can be grown outside. The Giant granadilla should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight.These plants have a climber development; to let them grow at their best, let's place them near a grate or a wall. Watering Giant granadillaTenere asciutto
Water rarely, about once every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. These plants have a vigorous development; when the stem is wider it might need abundant watering during the long summer months. Treatments Giant granadilla
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate. Soil Giant granadilla
We advise growing these plants in quite deep and soft soil with an elevated drainage.
Climate
peat
sand
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Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
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2
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continental
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2
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mediterranean
1
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Notes Giant granadilla

When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.
This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean write a comment on this plant.