WILD MARACUJA Passiflora Foetida


POT: Ø CM. 14 – LITERS 1,2

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Passiflora foetida is a kind of passion flower that is native to the southwest of the United States (South Texas and Arizona), Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and much of South America. It was introduced for tropical regions all over the world, such as Southeast Asia and Hawaii. It is a creeping grape like the other members of the genus, and produces an edible fruit.

The fruits are more or less the size of a ping pong or kumquat ball and contain a white-blue pulp that is slightly sweet and delicate flavor. In the Philippines, the fruit of Passiflora foetida is known colloquially as marya marya – (‘Little Mary’), ‘kurombot’, and holy pope. Young leaves and plant tips are edible. Dry leaves are used in Vietnamese folk medicine tea to relieve sleep problems.

It is a fruit rich in vitamin A, B12, E, C and K. It also has many nutritional properties, contains many antioxidants, calcium, fiber, iron, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, has a fair amount of protein 2.2%) and mineral salts.

It prefers sunny or semi-shaded areas, resistant to drought. Being a subtropical plant can not withstand winter gels.



Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Pot: CM/LT

POT: Ø CM 14 – Liters: 1,2, POT: Ø CM 19 – Liters: 3,5


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