First of all, I’m looking for a source in the US of fresh Sweet Granadilla (Passiflora ligularis) fruit so that I can germinate seeds. I’ve been able to successfully germinate passiflora seeds in the past, but only when I have fresh seeds. All of the seed packets I’ve gotten haven’t ever germinated, even after doing warm water treatment, or soaking in passionfruit juice, or lemon juice, etc.
Anyone have any connections or seen these anywhere in SW Florida? I’m sure there’s gotta be someone growing them, but not very abundant. Please note, I am NOT looking for passiflora edulis var flavicarpa.
If anyone has any super secrets to germinating passiflora seeds that are old with high success rates please let me know!