Alk Pust Ghermez Pomegranate
A very sweet variety with a nice, mild tartness and beautiful peachy orange colored fruits. Ripens early to mid-season and is still being trialed here in the Pacific Northwest, but has shown to be a very early ripener in warmer climates.
Latin Name: Punica granatum
Site and Soil: Likes full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Alk Pust Ghermez is hardy to at least 5º F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: Can reach up 10-12 ft. in height.
Taste: Sweet-tart, soft seeded
Fruit Skin: Pale red
Fruit Flesh: Bright red
Bloom Time: June-July
Ripening Time: September-October
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Pomegranates are not generally bothered by pests or diseases in our climate.
USDA Zone: 7-10