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Plant Care Instructions By Lucy Warren

Passion vine is vigorous but short lived, 5-7 years, with edible fruit. Vigorous growth may grow 15-20 feet per year. Needs strong support. Passion vine is extremely cold sensitive to frost and cannot take high heat.

Is Indoor Plant?

No

These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones :
Sunset Zones : 23, 24
USDA Zones : 10a, 10b, 11
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Plant Care Instruction

  • Scroll down or click on any month for plant care instructions
    • January
    • March
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
    • November
    January
    1. Fertilize

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.
    March
    1. Fertilize

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.
    2. Water

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.
    3. Prune

    Prune to open the plant to the light for better fruit production.
    April
    1. Water

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.
    2. Prune

    Prune to open the plant to the light for better fruit production.
    May
    1. Fertilize

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.
    2. Water

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.
    June
    1. Water

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.
    July
    1. Fertilize

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.
    2. Water

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptibleto crown rot in heavy, wet soils.
    3. Harvest

    Harvest fruit daily and pick up any that have fallen to the ground.
    August
    1. Water

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.
    2. Harvest

    Harvest fruit daily and pick up any that have fallen to the ground.
    September
    1. Fertilize

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.
    2. Water

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.
    October
    1. Water

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.
    2. Harvest

    Harvest fruit daily and pick up any that have fallen to the ground.
    November
    1. Fertilize

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.
    2. Water

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.
    3. Harvest

    Harvest fruit daily and pick up any that have fallen to the ground.
  • Fertilize

    When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?

    January

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.

    March

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.

    May

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.

    July

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.

    September

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.

    November

    Needs regular applications of balanced fertilizer.

    Water

    Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?

    January

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is suscepitble to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    March

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    April

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    May

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    June

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    July

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptibleto crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    August

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    September

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    October

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    November

    Plants must have constant water or harvest and fruit quality will be reduces, yet is susceptible to crown rot in heavy, wet soils.

    Prune

    When's a good time to prune this plant? How about deadheading, pinching back, trimming or any other grooming? Any special requirements?

    March

    Prune to open the plant to the light for better fruit production.

    April

    Prune to open the plant to the light for better fruit production.

    Harvest

    When's a good time to harvest this plant? What's the best way to harvest? Are there special requirements or features?

    July

    Harvest fruit daily and pick up any that have fallen to the ground.

    August

    Harvest fruit daily and pick up any that have fallen to the ground.

    October

    Harvest fruit daily and pick up any that have fallen to the ground.

    November

    Harvest fruit daily and pick up any that have fallen to the ground.

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About the Author
Lucy Warren
Author: Lucy Warren
Lucy Warren is a longtime regional gardening professional in southern California. She has written for many local and national publications, including a regular gardening column in the San Diego Union-Tribune. She has also been editor for California Garden magazine. She is a life-member of the San Diego Horticulture Society, a UCCE Master Gardener, and a horticulture chair on the board of Friends of Balboa Park. She is a sought-after speaker and expert on native plants and sustainable landscaping.
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