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Punica granatum

Pomegranate

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Punica granatum
Principal Common Name Pomegranate
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Deciduous shrub to small tree with red or pink flowers, grown for red-orange edible many-seeded fruit.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Southeast Europe, South Asia
Height Range 6 - 20 FT
Spread Range 4 - 15 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Glossy
Form Edible : Shrub : Small Tree : Tree
Flower Color Pink : Red : Red-Orange
Flower Time Spring
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Loam : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Edible : Fruit

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