Chernaya Roza Pomegranate
An irresistibly attractive pomegranate, Chernaya Roza translates to black rose and is among the best of the black pomegranates with a sweet tart flavor, crunchy seeds and very high Vitamin C content. Fruits are a bit smaller than other pomegranate varieties, but are some of the most beautiful pomegranate fruits you’ll ever feast your eyes upon.
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: Purplish black
Fruit Flesh: Dark 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