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POMEGRANATE Wonderful

Punica granatum

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The best known fruiting pomegranate variety produces large deep purple-red fruit with deep crimson juicy flesh, which is very high in antioxidants. Good for juicing and eating fresh. The tree is vigorous and productive, with stunning flowers.  Pomegranates grow best in areas with cold Winters and long hot, dry Summers. The fruit may not ripen if the summer season is too cool or too short. 

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Pomegranate Wonderful is a self fertile variety. 

SOIL

Prefers well drained fertile soil.

PLANTING SITE

Plant in the sunniest, warmest part of your garden, as Pomegranates needs a long, hot summer for the fruit to ripen fully. Plant 2-3m apart from other trees. 

CLIMATE

Pomegranates grow well in all regions but need a long, hot summer for the fruit to ripen fully. 

WATERING

Water well during the early years, during long dry periods and when the fruit is developing.

PESTS & DISEASES

Pomegranate trees are usually free of pests and diseases. 

PLANTING IDEAS

Pomegranate make an attractive specimen tree with vibrant, beautiful flowers in early summer, followed by the large fruit into late summer/autumn. 

FRUIT

Pomegranates ripen in late summer/autumn.  

POLLINATION

All varieties are self fertile. 

TREE SIZE

Height up to 4-5m.

RECOMMENDED PRUNING SYSTEM

Naturally grows into a tree with rounded head. Very little pruning is required. 

 

 

 

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