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PUNICA GRANATUM L. - POMEGRANATE.

Punica granatum L. Common name
Pomegranate, granada, anar, granaatappel, grenade, granatapfel, pomo granato, romeira, zakuro, roman zeiro, melo grano.
Family
Punicaceae (Pomegranate family).

Overview
Originally from India, Granada is growing up to 20 feet tall with a deciduous foliage.
The glossy, evergreen leaves are short stemmed, oblong and lanceolate.
The showy flowers are orange-red while the fruit is globose, 3 - 4" in diameter and has a tough leathery skin.
Pomegranate has a calyx shaped like a crown. The sweet-sour, edible fruit with numerous seeds (more than 50% of the weight of the fruit), can be eaten out of hand, used in jelly or made into juice.

Medicinal applications
The juice seems to be beneficial against leprosy.

Hardiness
USDA zone 6 B - 11.
Propagation
Seeds and cuttings.
Culture Full sun / light shade, good drought tolerance, soil / wide range of soils.
The plant can withstand temperatures to 15° F.
It is also a good container plant.
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Item Description Unit Price Quantity

Punica granatum seeds 1 packet (15 seed) US$ 2.85
Punica granatum seeds 1 packet (100 seed) US$ 17.25


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