Sweet yellow Passion Fruit Farming Makes Millionaires in Kenya.

Sweet yellow passion fruit is newly released in Kenya by KARI.I'ts an opportunity for Kenyan farmers to become millionaires. Sweet yellow passion fruit has high demand from the juice makers as it yields more juice than the purple passion fruit. Sweet yellow passions vines are perennial plants and the vine has a lifespan of about 5 years. Passion fruit grows best at an altitude of 1200-2000meters above sea level, and at a soil PH of 5.5 to 7. During the growth period the farmer performs maintenance practices such as weeding, spraying with pesticides, and fungicides among others as he waits for harvest. One carefully tended sweet yellow passion fruit vine will grow to a length of over 20 meters, after the first 4-5 months of transplanting.Yields of 30 kg of fruit per vine can be achieved. good plant nutrition for vigorous growth of passion vine is the key to achieving high yields. One acre can accommodates about 670 plants and each vine can yields  about 30 kg of fruit. If one kilo is sold at Ksh 50 this means that a farmer can earn a gross income of 670 x 30 x 50= 1,005,000 ksh. per acre.For More-Contact: 


Secondly the plant grows a deep root system making it resistant to effects of low soil moisture. Moreover passion fruit juice is in high demand both locally and internationally and therefore the market is good.Fruits drop to the ground when fully mature and are collected every second day. At this stage, they are shriveled which is the best condition for manufacturing. For the fresh market, the fruits are harvested when ripe just before shriveling. Growing sweet yellow passion plant/vine is a good economic opportunity in Kenya.