Native: Subspecies of flowering pomegranate (Punica granatum) native to Iran to the Himalayas.
- Shape: Oval, Umbrella or Vase
- Foliage: Deciduous to partly Evergreen in mild winters, Oblong, Glossy Light to Medium Green, Gold
- Height: 2-3 feet
- Width: 4-5 feet
- Flowers: Showy. Orange, Pink or Red. Flowers in Spring or Summer.
- Fruit: Prolific, Brown or Red Berry, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches).
- Bark: Dark Gray, Furrowed or Scaly.
- Litter Issue: Wet Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 5 – 24, H1, H2; USDA Hardiness 8 – 10
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Pests & Disease Information
- Resistant: Texas Root Rot.
- Susceptible: Plant Bug and White Fly, Chlorosis and Sooty Mold.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Medium.
- Root Damage Potential: Low.
- Health Hazard: None Known
SelecTree. "Punica granatum Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 16, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/punica-granatum >
The Editors of Sunset. (2012) The New Sunset Western Garden Book New York, New York: Sunset Books, Inc.