85 tropical fruits

passionfruit

Passionfruit is well suited to the Palawan ecosphere.

The climate of Palawan island supports the cultivation of all types of fruit including passionfruit. GPP’s social program includes assisting the participating households of the indigenous peoples tribes to grow fruit trees for every home.

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GPP’s field officers have been training participating householders in its partner barangays to plant fruit trees around their homes to enable them to reach food self-sufficiency without the need to buy fresh fruit and vegetables. Head of the program CEO Dr Batugal has selected 85 of the most nutritious and tasty fruits that are suited to the Philippines environment, and householders choose from these the ones that they wish to plant.