Passion fruit is the most popular member of the Passiflora family and is growing on a creeper. The skin is dark purple and the inside is yellow with black, eatable pips. Most people cut the fruit in half and eat the sweetsour pulp right away, but it is also beautiful on a cake, in salads or in cocktails.
The passion fruit grows on a climbing vine that bears beautiful flowers. It takes on average 16 weeks for a passion flower to mature into a passion fruit. The passion fruit originates from South America. The maracuja is the yellow sister of the passion fruit.