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Passiflora rubra

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 34339

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Passiflora rubra is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - perennial climber
Flower or inflorescence: WHITE, pale YELLOW-PINK tinge, to 2.5cm.
Fruit: deep RED, CREAM stripes, edible
Foliage: bilobe., cordate, 8x10cm., nice......(min. temp. 4deg. C.)
Passiflora rubra sales history

Common names for Passiflora rubra:

Bois couleuvre,  Red Fruited Passion Flower,  Ti Calecon,  Zombi Apple, 


Passiflora rubra is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

30:   Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
39:   Climbing Plant Seeds
54:   Ecuadorean Native and Introduced Plants
59:   Brazilian Native and Introduced Plants
82:   Peruvian and Bolivian Natives
91:   Colombian Native and Introduced Plants
110:   South American Native Plant Seed List
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
545:  Passifloraceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.


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Germination guide for Passiflora rubra

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Passiflora rubra seeds will usually germinate in 30-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Passiflora rubra seeds about 6mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20-30°C.

Soak Passiflora rubra seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.

Give the seed container an occasional soaking.


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