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Wonderful Pomegranate

The Wonderful Pomegranate is quite well known due to its large almost grapefruit sized fruit. It has bright red skin and deep red juicy flesh pomegranate is one of the most popular, due to its large purple-red fruit and tangy flavor.

Item #415.
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USDA ZONES: 7-10 Outdoors
 
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Wonderful Pomegranate is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Punica granatum 'Wonderful'

Punica granatum 'Wonderful'

The Wonderful Pomegranate is quite well known due to its large almost grapefruit sized fruit. It has bright red skin and deep red juicy flesh pomegranate is one of the most popular, due to its large purple-red fruit and tangy flavor. It can also be used ornamentally as its flowers are almost as boastful as the fruit! Ripens in the fall bringing some color and tangyness to the seson.  The tree loves a hot climate and is drought tolerant once established and can be potted or allowed to grow freely in the ground. 

Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Purple/Red
Ripens:
October - November
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
drought tolerant
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:

18' height with 15' spread

Years to Bear:
1
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
N/A
Primary USDA Zone Range:
7 - 10
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
150 - 250
Size & Spacing

18' height with 15' spread

Plant 15' away from other trees and buildings

Planting & Care

Pomegranates grow well in any soil that has good internal drainage. They requires full sun, 10 hours a day. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant when established. Does well in arid heat. Pomegranates grow as a bush, but can be pruned into a tree form. They make a beautiful landscape specimens in a Mediterranean garden, with showy red flowers in Summer and dark red fruit in the early Fall. Pomegranates are a great source of anti-oxidants.

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