Purple Passion Fruit
Delicious sweet fruit with intense flavor for exquisite dessert toppings and fruit drinks. Wrinkle up as the get sweeter.
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The nearly round fruit, 1-1/2 to 3 inches wide, has a tough rind that is smooth and waxy and ranging in hue from dark purple with faint, fine white specks, to light yellow or pumpkin-color. Within is a cavity more or less filled with an aromatic mass of double walled, membranous sacs containing orange-colored, pulpy juice and as many as 250 small, hard, dark brown or black, pitted seeds. The unique flavor is appealing, musky, guava-like and sweet/tart to tart. The yellow form has generally larger fruit than the purple, but the pulp of the purple is less acid, richer in aroma and flavor, and has a higher proportion of juice (35-38%). Harvest twice a year for 2-3 months. Fruit pulp smells like cotton candy.
Our grove is located in Fallbrook, CA, the Avocado Capital of the USA. Order farm-fresh produce: avocados, cherimoyas, grapefruit, guavas, blood oranges, passion fruit.