Thursday, 24 October, 2019

Grenadine Fruit


Grenadine, giant tumbo or badea fruit

 

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Grenadine, giant tumbo or badea ( ටං ටිං (sinhalese), Passiflora quadrangularis, produces the largest fruit of any species within the genus Passiflora. It is a perennial climber native to the Neotropics. Also known as “Giant granadilla” Passiflora Quadrangular is a big passion vine native to tropical America with the biggest fruits of the Passiflora genus. Large leaves to 25 cm (10”) long and big colourful showy fragrant flowers up to 12 cm (5”) wide. Large heavy fruits up to 30 cm (12”) long that turns yellow when fully ripe. The un-ripe fruit when green can be boiled and used as a vegetable. #grenadines #granadilla #passiflora

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