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shinzo

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Shacking passionfruit vine for stuck fruits : Good or bad idea
« on: October 27, 2019, 12:34:22 PM »
Hi all, one of my passionfruit vines is quite large and many fruits will probably get stuck inside the vine.
I am thinking once the fruits start ripening and dropping to shake the vine once each a few days to drop the stuck fruits inside the vine but i am afraid that this shacking will drop the unripe fruits as well.
My question is the following :
According to your experience, unripe fruits are well attached to the vine? i mean they don't risk to drop easily when i shacke the vine?

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Re: Shacking passionfruit vine for stuck fruits : Good or bad idea
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2019, 12:47:58 PM »
If it falls its ripe...
Jesus counted on the wind to shake things up and make them stronger...

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Re: Shacking passionfruit vine for stuck fruits : Good or bad idea
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2019, 04:04:17 PM »
Shaking is a good technique for passion fruit. Unripe ones hang on pretty tight, ripe ones fall after a while.

Shaking is also a great way of finding fruit when you have thick vines. Many times I cannot see the fruit, but can feel them when shaking the vine. A little like fishing, much less exciting.

 

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