Granadilla flower and fruit from (Passiflora quadrangularis L.) is a rapidly growing vine, rather thick and herbaceous yet woody at its base; it grows from a fleshy root that expands with age, and climbs trees to a height of 33 to 50 feet (i.e. 10 to 15 meters). Its fruit is akin to a melon, and quite fragrant. In Nicaragua it is mainly used to make a refreshing and potentially nutritious drink, and there are claims of its many medicinal properties.
Granada, Spain Wedding from Andi Hatch Photography
Rambutan Native to the Malay Archipelago, the name of this fruit is derived from the Malay word meaning "hairy" — and you can see why. But once the hairy exterior of the rambutan is peeled away, its tender, fleshy, delicious fruit is revealed. Its taste is described as sweet and sour, much like a grape. Though it has its origin in Southeast Asia, rambutan has been imported around the world, and now is even commonly cultivated as close to home as Hawaii.
Lemongrass well worth growing -gets HUGE in a season and can easily be frozen for winter use. Make sure to get the true Thai lemongrass Cymbopogon citratus NOT the East Indian lemongrass that looks similar but does not have the thick fleshy bulbous base needed for cooking