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Edible Pomegranate Tree

Edible Pomegranate Tree

Regular price $128.00 USD
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Plant Type: Citrus
Plant Height: 6-12 feet
Spread: 6-10 feet
Flower Color: reddish-brown to bright red
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


The Edible Pomegranate Tree, scientifically known as Punica granatum, is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree renowned for its delicious and nutritious fruit. Native to regions of Iran to the Himalayas in northern India, pomegranates have been cultivated throughout the Mediterranean region for centuries and are now grown in many parts of the world.

In cultivation, Pomegranate Trees typically grow to about 6 to 12 feet in height and spread about 6 to 10 feet. They have a bushy, rounded growth habit with multiple spiny branches. The leaves are narrow, glossy, and dark green, adding to the tree's ornamental value.

One of the most striking features of the Pomegranate Tree is its flowers. The plant produces vibrant, trumpet-shaped blooms that are usually bright red and very attractive to bees and other pollinators. These flowers give way to the pomegranate fruit, which is reddish-brown to bright red when ripe. The fruit's tough outer skin encloses numerous juicy, edible seeds (arils) that are tart-sweet and rich in antioxidants.

Pomegranate Trees thrive in full sun and prefer well-draining soil. They are drought-tolerant once established and can tolerate relatively poor soils, making them suitable for a variety of garden settings. Regular watering and occasional fertilizing can enhance fruit production.

In landscaping, Pomegranate Trees are valued for their fruit as well as their ornamental qualities. They can be used in home orchards, as ornamental landscape trees, or as hedge plants due to their dense branching. Their attractive flowers and distinctive fruit make them a popular choice for gardens.

Overall, the Edible Pomegranate Tree is a versatile and rewarding plant to grow, offering both aesthetic appeal and a practical yield of tasty, healthful fruit. Its adaptability, ease of care, and culinary versatility make it a favored choice among gardeners and fruit enthusiasts.

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