Superbly-Sweet Pomegranate Variety
- Delicious fruit with health benefits
- Works well in containers
Sweet Pomegranate is a deciduous shrub (or small tree), that bears delicious, healthy fruit. Plant one in a sunny spot near a window where you can witness its lovely display. Sweet Pomegranate is a bit smaller than some other varieties, so you could even place one of these in a container for your patio.
Your Sweet Pomegranate possesses' a remarkable array of features and benefits. You haven't lived until you've tasted a Sweet Pomegranate. Just as its name implies, Sweet Pomegranate is sweeter than some of the more commonly-grown varieties on the market today, and it matches that superior taste with exceptional beauty.
Brilliant orange/red flowers appear in late spring, followed by large, rosy-hued globes of delicious fruit. Sweet Pomegranate's flesh is a delightful pink, studded with scarlet fruit. Each tiny, soft-seeded morsel exudes a sweet flavor with a slightly acidic edge.
Sweet Pomegranate is packed full of potassium, vitamin C, iron, calcium, fiber, and high in antioxidants. It has a history of use in a variety of culinary dishes, as well as a long legacy of health and healing properties. Your Sweet Pomegranate fruit will even ripen earlier than other varieties, offering you an amazing harvest already in early September.
It's self-fertile and quite hardy overall. Sweet Pomegranate has fair salt, disease, and pest resistance and will even thrive in some shade.
Pomegranate is Latin for "seeded apple", and although these exceptional fruits resemble apples, their fruit can be far costlier (so growing your own can be quite a savings). Unlike many other fruits you can grow, Sweet Pomegranate packs a lot of flavor into a little package and has extraordinary health benefits as well. It is certainly a remarkable tree with unique charm--and a must-have for your home this year!
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Punica granatum 'Sweet'|
|Mature Height||15 - 18 feet|
|Mature Spread||12 - 15 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 years|
|When To Prune||Late Winter|