Pomegranate

 

 

Punica granatum

 

Punicaceae

 

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Form: Shrub or tree
Seasonality
: Deciduous

Size: 3-10 ft high and as wide
Leaves
: Shiny dark, pointed ovals
Flowers
: Very showy, orange to red
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Medium textured bark
Range/Origin
: Iran to the Himalayas
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 5-24, H1, H2, 10o F

Comments: No thorns, edible fruit, attracts hummingbirds

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full to partial sun

         Water: Moderate water

         Soil: Most types, well drained

        Propagation: Seeds, cuttings

         Maintenance: Moderate litter and pruning

 

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