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Dwarf Pomegranate

Dwarf Pomegranate

Regular price $7.40 USD
Regular price Sale price $7.40 USD
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Size

Plant Type: shrub
Plant Height: 2-4 feet
Spread: 2-3 feet
Flower Color: orange-red
Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Description:

The Dwarf Pomegranate, Punica granatum 'Nana', is a compact variety of the pomegranate tree. It is highly prized for its ornamental qualities, which include vibrant flowers and miniature fruit. This dwarf version is ideal for container gardening and small garden spaces where a full-size pomegranate tree would be too large.

One of the most appealing aspects of the Dwarf Pomegranate is its bright, showy flowers. The blooms are a striking orange-red color and appear in abundance throughout the summer. These flowers not only add a splash of color to the garden but can also attract pollinators like bees and hummingbirds.

Following the flowering period, the Dwarf Pomegranate produces small fruits that resemble regular pomegranates but are much smaller in size. While these fruits are edible, they are often more sour than those of the standard pomegranate and are primarily grown for their ornamental value.

The leaves of the Dwarf Pomegranate are glossy, narrow, and dark green, providing a lush backdrop for the bright flowers and fruits. The plant has a bushy, rounded growth habit and can be pruned to maintain a desired shape.

This dwarf variety is well-suited for growing in pots on patios, balconies, or in small gardens. It prefers well-drained soil and needs regular watering, especially during dry periods. The Dwarf Pomegranate thrives in full sun, where it produces the most abundant flowers and fruit.

Overall, the Dwarf Pomegranate is valued for its ornamental flowers and fruit, compact size, and versatility in the landscape. It's a popular choice for gardeners who want the beauty of a pomegranate tree in a more manageable size.

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