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How do you harvest a passion flower?
Cut the base of the stem from the back of the passion flower. Pull the pistils, stamens and sepals of the passion flowers, using your fingers to pick them from the center of the flower. Most wait for the passion vine to bear fruit before harvesting the vines, but the flowers also make an edible garnish for desserts and drinks.
What do you do with fresh passion flowers?
Rinse and pat dry the passion flowers before adding them as a garnish for desserts or drinks. Use whole flower heads in salads to add a mild, vegetal flavor. Optionally, steep the flower heads in hot chocolate or tea for five to 10 minutes to create a passion fruit beverage.
When does passion fruit stop flowering?
According to the University of Florida, the purple variety of passion fruit vine begins to flower in the spring and stops flowering during the heat of the summer. Rinse and pat dry the passion flowers before adding them as a garnish for desserts or drinks.
What is a passion flower plant?
Passion flower (Passiflora incarnata) is a climbing vine with white and purple flowers. The chemicals in passion flower have calming effects. Passion flower is native to the southeastern United States and Central and South America.