Ambrosia pomegranate is a fantastically huge fruit: up to three times the size of Wonderful. Ambrosia is pale pink skin, purple sweet-tart juice, similar to Wonderful. Long-lived, any soil. Inland or coastal climate. 150 chill hours. Self-fruitful. Shipped as a 1 year tree, approximately 1-2 feet in height.
Growing Considerations for Ambrosia Pomegranate
USDA Zones: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Harvest Period: Late
Low Chill: Yes
Storage: 3 Months or More
Uses: Fresh Eating, Cooking / Sauces, Canning / Preserves
Disease Resistance: Good
Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile
Years to Bear: 1-3 years
Mature Size: 7-12 ft.
Shape when Shipped: Small bush
Water Requierments: 3-8 gallons per week May through Sept.
Recommended Spacing: 8-12 ft.
Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 3/4 inch caliper*; Trees range from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs).
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions
. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits