Passiflora spp (Passion Flower) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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January- February- March- April- May- June- July- August- September- October- November- December
Passiflora spp
Passion vine
Passion flower
Plant Care Instructions By Julie Bawden-Davis
Generally evergreen vining plants that climb 20 to 30 feet by tendrils. Plants bloom during warm weather featuring eye-catching flowers, some of which are fragrant. Most varieties have fruit of varying quality when it comes to taste. The plants usually attract the gulf fritillary butterfly. Some species can become invasive.
These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones:
Sunset Zones : 22, 23, 24
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January
Prune

Prune as desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Protect

Protect vines when temperatures dip below freezing.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

February
Prune

Prune as desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Protect

Protect vines when temperatures dip below freezing.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

March
Prune

Prune as desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

April
Buy

Buy when in bloom.

Plant

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

Fertilize

Fertilize once at the beginning of the warm-season with an organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.

Water

Water weekly in the absence of rainfall.

Prune

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Mulch

Apply a 1- to 2-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the vine.

Transplant

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

May
Buy

Buy when in bloom.

Plant

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

Fertilize

If you didn't fertilize last month, feed once this month with an organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.

Water

Water weekly in the absence of rainfall.

Prune

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Mulch

If not applied last month, apply a 1- to 2-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the vine.

Transplant

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

June
Buy

Buy when in bloom.

Plant

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

Water

Water weekly.

Prune

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Transplant

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

July
Buy

Buy when in bloom.

Plant

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

Water

Water weekly.

Prune

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Transplant

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

August
Buy

Buy when in bloom.

Plant

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

Water

Water weekly.

Prune

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Transplant

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

September
Plant

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

Water

Water weekly.

Prune

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Transplant

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

October
Water

Water every two weeks in the absence of rainfall.

Prune

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

November
Prune

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

December
Prune

Prune as desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

Protect

Protect vines when temperatures dip below freezing.

Special requirements

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

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