Bat-Leaved Passion Vine, Passiflora coriacea

Bat-Leaved Passion Vine

FAMILY:
Passifloraceae

ORIGIN:
Central America

DESCRIPTION:
Vigorous, spreading vine; thick fleshy oblong, elliptical leaves with yellow mottling; fine, mid green linear leaves; flowers are non-descript

CULTIVATION:
Water moderately; fertilize monthly supplementing with magnesium; bright light

PROPAGATION:
Cuttings

COMMENTS:
Remarkably pest free; leaves are crushed to repel cockroaches; host plant for the long wing butterfly

 

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