Few know the sweet passion fruit, a fruit that certainly has many qualities and health benefits. However, the goal today is to know some features of this fruit, since its origin, botanical family and other details. Come on?!
sweet passion fruit
Starting from its botanical family, the Passifloraceae, let's meet the vine Alata passionflower, a plant from Brazil. THE Alata passionflower it has a perennial life cycle, that is, it has a long life according to its species, it is a species of tropical and subtropical regions.
The leaves of this plant are smooth and simple. Its shape is oval or oblong (elongated), measuring about 7 to 15 cm in length, and with the petiole measuring between 2 to 4.5 cm.
In addition, its beautiful solitary flowers are fragrant and reddish in color, measuring 10 to 12 cm in diameter. They need full sun exposure.
Now, approaching the characteristics of the sweet passion fruit, we will see different details. With its generally rounded shape, the fruit can measure from 8 to 15 cm in length and 5 to 10 cm in diameter, weighing about 90 to 300 grams.
Furthermore, it is a fruit that has a thick and smooth skin, with a color ranging from yellow to bright orange and with a juicy and sweet pulp.
Finally, the Alata passionflower is a species that attracts butterflies, bees and some birds that feed on nectar. It is a beautiful plant that produces the best passion fruit ever known.
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