California White Pomegranate
Possibly synonymous with the pomegranate that is often just sold as ‘White’, California White is a gorgeous pearly white skinned pom with bright red arils that contrast beautifully with the skin. Fruits ripen mid season and are best suited for 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: 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: Pearly white
Fruit Flesh: Bright red
Bloom Time: June-July
Ripening Time: October
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Pomegranates are not generally bothered by pests or diseases in our climate.
USDA Zone: 7-10