Granadilla or Orange Passion Fruit
Granadilla is a round, orange fruit with a hard, slightly spongy skin. The pulp is gelatinous, grey in color with small, black, edible seeds and an exquisite flavor.
To consume a granadilla, carefully break the shell with your hand or against a hard surface, ensuring that the pulp does not spill out. Then consume the pulp with a spoon. Granadilla can be used to prepare salads, fruit cocktails or desserts. The skin is not edible.
Granadilla contains potassium, calcium, phosphorus and iron. It also contains healthy proteins and carbohydrates. It provides essential vitamins for the body such as vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B9, C, E, K and provitamin A. Its seeds are a good source of fiber.
Minimum Brix degress
Granadillas grow in the cold areas of Colombia, especially in Boyacá, Caldas, Cundinamarca and Antioquia. Granadillas grow well in soils located between 1,800 and 3,000 MASL.