Garden: Food - Florida
Tips and advice on selecting seeds, gardening and growing food plants and trees (fruits, veggies, nuts, mushrooms, etc.) in Florida, on the Gulf Coast, and in…
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Myrciaria dubia From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Myrciaria dubia Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Rosids Order: Myrtales Family: Myrtaceae Genus: Myrciaria Species: M. dubia Binomial name My
Unlike other Passiflora flower varieties, maypop fruit stays green and doesn’t turn red or purple, as it ripens it will lighten and might turn yellow. When it’s ripe it will get wrinkly and soft and will probably fall off the vine. The more ripe it is, the better the flavor. To eat the fruit, slice it open (or pull off the top at the stem) and scoop out the pulp covered seeds. Like pomegranates we eat the seeds and pulp, but I know some people prefer just the seeds.
Growing Sweet Potatoes In Florida. I tried growing them year-round here, but didn’t like digging up monster-sized, tough, old potatoes. And I even attracted some root pests that ate holes in my taters. So, now I’m back to harvesting as I want to eat them throughout the fall, then digging up the entire plot after the first frost. I turn under the vines so they’ll grow again on their own.