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 5º F or below.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: Can reach up 5-7 ft. in height and about as wide
Taste: Very sweet, firm seeded
Fruit Skin: Dark red
Fruit Flesh: Red
Fruit Size: Medium-large
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