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Desertnyi Pomegranate

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Item #6321.
Availability: In stock

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USDA ZONES: 7-10 Outdoors
 
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Desertnyi Pomegranate is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Punica granatum ‘Dessertnyi’

Punica granatum 'Dersertnyi Pomegranate'

Another unique selection of the great Pomegranate hybridist Gregory Levin. Fruit is Medium to large,light pinkish yellow skin, that can crack early. The arils are large pink and full of sweet-sour juice with an intense flavor. The seeds are soft and almost unnoticable. Does not require high heat to reach peek quality making it a great selection for the coast or in more marginal areas like zones 7 and 8. A highly recommended backyard selection.

Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Dark red
Ripens:
September - October
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water/drought tolerant
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of
Tree Size:

Mature height is 12-15 feet with a 15 foot spread but can be maintained with adequate pruning. Prune in spring. Prune in summer to control size. 

-Easy to espalier

-For hedges space 6-8 feet on center

-For individual plant 8-10 feet on center

Years to Bear:
2
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
Primary USDA Zone Range:
7 - 10
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
None
Size & Spacing

Mature height is 12-15 feet with a 15 foot spread but can be maintained with adequate pruning. Prune in spring. Prune in summer to control size. 

-Easy to espalier

-For hedges space 6-8 feet on center

-For individual plant 8-10 feet on center

Planting & Care

Adaptive to a wide range of soils- requires good drainage

Drought tolerant once established

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