The passionfruit vine is a strong, vigorous, evergreen climber, and it originated in South America.
A great spot for a passionfruit vine is one that?s out in the open, has full sun and no trees or competitive roots. Grow it on a structure like a strong trellis.
Passionfruit vines are known for their tendrils, which are little curly spring-like things that attach themselves to wire and really grip on like a python. That?s how they climb.
Often what happens with a passionfruit vine is there is green growth on the outside, where the tendrils have attached themselves, and they have woody material in the centre.
In late winter and early spring it?s time for a clean up. You don't have to prune hard every year. But in early spring take off about 30 centimetres - that?s ideal.