The Bee and The Passion Flower
Friday, July 24, 2015 at 9:25AM

The Bronx Green-Up guys planted a bunch of Passiflora cuttings in the bed at the base of the back wall of the lab, and then ran strings up the wall so that the plants could climb. What a great idea (thx, Ursula and Sarah, et al.). The plants are doing great and apparently love the habitat. Lots of flowers, and although I am told that we might need to hand pollinate the flowers to get fruit, walking out the back door on my way home yesterday I saw a happy pollinator covered in pollen. [NOTE: Just so you know, that characteristic flavor in Hawaiian Punch came from passion fruit. Quite exotic in the 1930's].

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