A very sweet tasting and unique looking pomegranate, Azadi has a creamy yellow skin with pink blushes and arils that are a gorgeous translucent peach color! Seeds are very soft with just a touch of astringency to round out the sweetness. The name means Freedom in Persian.
Latin Name: Punica granatum
Site and Soil: Azadi likes full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to 5F. or below.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: Can reach up 10-12 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: June-July
Ripening Time: Late fall
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Pomegranates are not generally bothered by pests or diseases in our climate.
USDA Zone: 7