Posts Tagged ‘bush passionfruit

Passion, passionfruit and destruction in the back yard

Dec 28, 2010 | Discuss

By Dave Price This is the fruit of the bush passionfruit, or Capparis spinosa and in Warlpiri, mingkilyananga. Try saying that with a mouthful of Christmas pudding. It grows along water courses in Central Australia, flowering and then fruiting in early December usually. It’s a small shrub but can get pretty big in the right conditions. We have one growing self seeded in our back yard from river sand that I imported to replace a small patch of lawn that had been destroyed by army grubs. it ...Read more