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INCENSE PASSION FRUIT VINE PLANT FRAGRANT DELICIOUS

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INCENSE IS A COLD HARDY HYBRID OF THE NATIVE MAYPOP PASSIONFLOWER (INCARNATA)  AND THE TROPICAL PASSION FRUIT( CINCINNATA) AND HAS THE DELIGHTFUL TROPICAL FRUIT THAT SMELL AND TASTE LIKE HAWAIIAN PUNCH  AND 3 INCH PURPLE FLOWERS WHOSE SWEET FRAGRANCE LIVES UP TO THE NAME INCENSE AND WILL PERFUME INDOOR SPACES OR YOUR YARD .
 
MOST OTHER DELICIOUS PASSION FRUIT, LIKE"PURPLE POSSUM" ETC., DESPITE CLAIMS OF TOLERATING ZONE 8  DIE IN WINTER AND WILL NOT COME BACK, THIS IS ONE THAT LOOKS ,SMELLS AND TASTES TROPICAL AND WILL GROW OUTDOORS FROM ZONE 6  TO ZONE 11, DYING DOWN TO GROUND IN WINTER AND RE EMERGING  VIGOROUSLY EVERY SPRING AFTER FROST.MINE IS BLOOMING NOW JUNE 12 IN NORTH CAROLINA. VINE HAS PRETTY GLOSSY DARK GREEN LEAVES AND IS IDEAL FOR TRELLISES, FENCES OR ARBORS.
FRUIT IS ABUT 3 INCH DIAMETER AND DROPS FROM VINE WHEN RIPE MAKING HARVESTING SIMPLE.IT CONTAINS SWEET TROPICAL FLAVORED PULP SURROUNDING SMALL SEEDS THAT CAN BE SWALLOWED WHOLE OR SEPARATED I GET DOZENS OF FRUIT PER PLANT. AND GROCERY STORES SELL TROPICAL PASSION FRUIT FOR OVER A BUCK APIECE,NOT AS GOOD!
 
MY DRINK  RECIPE: IN BLENDER --8 OZ COLD WATER,PULP AND SEEDS  OF 2 FRUIT, SWEETENER OF CHOICE(I USE STEVIA),STRAIN , SERVE OVER ICE. MARVELOUS!
 
EUROPEANS DRY THE LEAVES AND MAKE A TEA SAID TO HELP SLEEP AND HAS CALMING EFFECT.THE TEA DOES TASTE GOOD! BUT GREEN  PARTS OF PLANT OR UNRIPE FRUIT ARE NOT EDIBLE.RIPE FRUIT FALL OFF THE VINE SO YOU KNOW IT'S READY TO ENJOY. I CAN KEEP RIPE FRUITS A COUPLE  WEEKS IN REFRIGERATOR.
 
VINE MAKES FAST DISEASE FREE ATTRACTIVE GROWTH .
ITEM LISTED IS  PLANT GROWING IN PLASTIC CONTAINER, READY TO GO IN GROUND OR YOUR LARGER CONTAINER..