Sweet Sunrise Passion Fruit Vine

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Flavorful, aromatic and gorgeous! These are just some of the qualities of the Sweet Sunrise Passion Fruit Vine (Passiflora edulis 'Sweet Sunrise')! You’re no doubt familiar with those glorious blooms, full of colorful petals, wavy and curly fringe and those unusual stamen that stand out from the centers!

Passionflowers form on the long vining tendrils of bright green foliage. These vigorous growers are outstanding additions to a pollinator garden as they are in the orchard! Let one climb up a trellis or arbor and amaze you with their fragrant blooms and then feast on the juicy tropical fruit that forms after!

Sweet Sunrise is self-fertile but only produces fruit in humid environments, so often hand pollination is necessary, or plant more than one variety to ensure pollination. Forming soon after the blooms fade, yellow-skinned fruits form and are full sweet and juicy pulp that’s just as bright yellow inside. Outdoor vines will find pollinators buzzing around their plants in droves to help pollinate!

Planting and Application:

Sweet Sunrise is a golden Passion fruit that looks lovely winding around a fence or trellis. Indoors or out, you’ll enjoy the blossoms. They even are wonderful cut flowers for unique bouquets. Let climb or dangle indoors and out for an intriguing showpiece in small and large spaces!

Passion Fruit are great additions to salads and sweet and savory recipes. Typical additions to fruit punch, you can kick up the flavor of about any dish, flavored vinegar or preserve with the tropical burst of these versatile fruits!

  • Sweet, Tangy Round Yellow Fruit Inside & Out
  • Lovely Vining Plants & Green Foliage
  • Incredibly Gorgeous Blooms
  • Pollinator Friendly
  • Indoors or Out - Great in Containers, Trellis & Fences

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Passion Fruit Vines need partial sun for the most flowers and best fruit. Be sure to provide excellent drainage for your vine and moderately moist soil. Prune after fruiting to control size and shape. These vines can reach a hundred feet in nature and are tenacious climbers, in the home landscape they’re much easier to maintain.

  • Partly Sunny to Partly Shady Sites
  • Highly Adaptable to Any Well-Drained Soil
  • Prune After Flowering
  • Moderate Fertility

Gorgeous three seasons of the year, the Sweet Sunrise Passion Fruit Vine sports intriguingly intricate blooms, fragrance and lush foliage! Plus the juicy tangy fruit in a golden yellow hue! Order unique tropical plants from NatureHills.com today for a sweet and exotic tomorrow!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Sweet Sunrise Passion Fruit Vine Is Suited to Grow in Zones 9-11
Growing Zones 9-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Passiflora edulis 'Sweet Sunrise'
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Fruiting
Fragrant Yes