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Passion Fruit in SFG??

Post  dstack on 6/1/2015, 12:40 pm

I'm curious if anyone else grows passion fruit in your SFG.  I tried it and discovered how the roots hog up so much of the bed.  These roots were just from ONE PLANT!  I will probably try growing it in the ground or very large pots next time.


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Post  sanderson on 6/1/2015, 2:47 pm

In my area, I don't have to worry about trying to grow passion fruit. I just live through you. Very Happy I would go to large pots and save the beds for less-hoggy plants.

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Post  dstack on 6/1/2015, 3:30 pm

@sanderson wrote:In my area, I don't have to worry about trying to grow passion fruit.  I just live through you.  Very Happy  I would go to large pots and save the beds for less-hoggy plants.

Ha! Very Happy Live and learn, right? Gardening is a never-ending learning experience. I've totally reworked my summer garden plan (post solarization). I'll try that nematode resistant variety in the ground between papayas, and put up a trellis along my fence for it to climb onto. It's a super ambitious climber! Of course I'll try grafting a couple of other varieties onto it that I've been wanting to try.

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