Punica granatum 'Nana'Item #6740 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 11
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Showy, dense dwarf shrub displays attractive orange-red single flowers at an early age, followed by bright orange-red ornamental fruit. Excellent for containers or for use in the garden. Effective bonsai. Thrives in hot, dry summer areas. Deciduous.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:PEW-ni-ka gra-NAY-tumPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 3 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:RedFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleMediterraneanDesign IdeasThis small shrub is just the right size to tuck into a full sun planting scheme. Attractive in flower and fruit, it will add good contrast to the border. Also grows well in containers.Companion PlantsItalian Cypress (Cupressus); Lavender (Lavandula); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis); Meyer Lemon (Citrus)
- CareCare InformationProvide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant when established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.Pruning time: late winter to early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Occasional water once established; increase water during bloom period.