Story: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

Black passionfruit orchard, Bay of Plenty

Black passionfruit orchard, Bay of Plenty

Black passionfruit vines are tender subtropical climbers that need protection from frost and wind. These export-grade passionfruit are growing on an A-frame trellis support under frost cloth on the Alblas orchard in Katikati, Bay of Plenty.

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Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Tamarillos, passionfruit and feijoas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16016/black-passionfruit-orchard-bay-of-plenty (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008