Angel Red® Pomegranate
Punica granatum 'Smith' PP #16,578
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||PEW-ni-ka gra-NAY-tum|
|Lore||The single genus of the family Punciaceae was classified by Linnaeus who Latinized the ancient name, Malum puncium, which translates to "apple of Carthage" which was its early common name. Pomegranate fruit came to symbolize fertility due to its abundance of seeds.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Winter to Spring|
|Design Ideas||Pomegranate is exceptional for Mediterranean style gardens as well as most xeriscape settings, though the fruit is highest quality with supplemental water during flowering and fruiting season.This is an excellent choice for a courtyard specimen. Grow in fruit orchard or kitchen gardens. Excellent fruit producer in very hot gardens with difficult soils.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Urban Garden, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Edible, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Exceptional Fruit|
Provide average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. When established, reduce frequency after fruit ripens, and increase during bloom period; tolerates moderate drought. Fertilize before new growth appears in spring. Prune annually, to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 11