California Sunset Pomegranate
Punica granatum 'California Sunset'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|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. A culinary staple in Spanish and Middle Eastern cuisine, the pomegranate has emerged as a popular source of Vitamins C and B5, potassium and antioxidant polyphenols.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through Summer|
|Design Ideas||Pomegranate is exceptional for Mediterranean style gardens as well as most Xeriscape settings. This is an excellent choice for a courtyard specimen. Grow in fruit orchard or kitchen gardens. Good fruit producer in very hot gardens with difficult soils.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Showy Fruit, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
Provide average, well-draining soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency, but increase during bloom period; tolerates moderate drought. Feed before new growth begins in early spring. Prune annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10