Interestingly, a couple of days ago, one of my patient told me about growing passionfruit plants and how it's a creeping plant and can bear fruit, and she had encouraged me to grow the plant indoors in my flat, but it needs direct sun. As far as I know, there is no direct sunlight into our flat, mainly filtered sunlight. Good in a way that it'd never be hot...bad in away that it's not good to dry clothing (which explains why I often dry my clothes in the hall under the fan) and I probably cannot grow fruit plants and want them to bear fruits cos they need lots of sunshine to bear fruits!
I went around looking for bloggers or individuals who had successfully cultivated the passionfruit plant that bore fruit from the confines of their homes...and I found that many of them had verandas that receive full-on sun, or had open space where direct sun came in, or stay in landed properties with properly designated gardening areas and of course, direct sunlight supply. I was getting desperate. Interestingly, the idea stuck just after one quick conversation with my green-fingered patient, who grows not only fruit plants but flower plants and vegetable plants.
And the idea that my place doesn't have direct sunlight has been killing me.
Today I managed to come home early and managed to catch a glimpse of the back service balcony behind the kitchen, and found that there were rays of direct sun coming into the flat! Only at the back windows, far far away from the hall (there goes my dream of making a cooling shrub hut area I guess =p)...but knowing that I do have direct sunlight coming into the back service balcony is rather encouraging, and so I'll pick up the idea again, and now, to look for either passionfruit plant or seeds...hmm...
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