Granadilla

Granadilla is the name of various species of PASSION FLOWER and FRUIT. A tropical creeping plant, it grows in the United

States, where a giant variety is eaten as a dessert fruit and is also made into sorbets, pies and a sweet drink.

The fruit is greenish yellow and large, sometimes weighing up to 8 pounds. A smaller variety, native to Brazil which also grows in South Africa and Australia, is a purple fruit the size of a hen’s egg. Succulent and highly perfumed, it is eaten as a dessert fruit and used for making sweet drinks and ices. Granadilla also grows in the West Indies, Honolulu, Central

America and most other tropical countries.

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