Sweet Pomegranate


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The Sweet Pomegranate is much sweeter than many other pomegranate varieties and a heavy bearer, even when young. The Sweet pomegranate is a beautiful ornamental and adapted to all well-drained warm sites. Fruit remains slightly greenish with a red blush in sunny exposure, even when ripe. Requires 100-200 hours of chilling. Shipped as a 1 year tree, approximately 1-2 feet in height.


Growing Considerations for Sweet Pomegranate

USDA Zones: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Harvest Period: Late

Low Chill: Yes

Disease Resistance: Good

Uses: Fresh Eating, Cooking / Sauces, Canning / Preserves

Storage: 3 Months or More

Years to Bear: 1-3 years

Recommended Spacing: 8-12 ft.

Mature Size: 7-12 ft.

Water Requierments: 3-8 gallons per week May through Sept.

Shape when Shipped: Small bush

Size supplied when shipped:   Our trees range in height 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). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2  to 3/4 inch;  *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.


Basic tips for Pruning:  Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...                                                             

 

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 1999.