Grown mostly in Australia and New Zealand, the Mysty Gem passionfruit is known to be the sweetest passionfruit variety. Its pulp colour varies from a bright yellow colour to a pumpkin colour. It also has numerous small, hard and black seeds.
The inside of the Mysty Gem passionfruit is white. It has a great flavor that can be quite refreshing. Its flavor ranges from a tangy one to a guava-like flavor. The Mysty Gem passion fruit can be eaten by directly spooning or scooping the flesh. The Mysty Gem pulp can also be used for cheesecakes, icings and fruit flans. When buying the Mysty Gem passionfruit in the market, choose ones that are smooth, dark, heavy and firm.
Best Seasons to Grow the Mysty Gem Passionfruits
The best seasons for growing your Mysty Gems are in summer, spring, winter and autumn.
Where in Australia can you grow the Mysty Gem Passionfruit?
The most ideal growing areas for the Mysty Gem passionfruits include the following:-
- The Coastal areas of Queensland
- The North Coast of New South Wales
- The Melbourne Metropolitan area
- Darwin in Northern Territory
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For additional information, check out our Passion Fruit Farming Guide.