Pomegranate Austin

Austin Pomegranate

Punica granatum

Austin has a very large fruit, usually a pound or better. Austin has more juice than the variety in the food stores called Wonderful. The sweet Juice has just a hint of tartness and is superior to many sweet varieties. Originating in Syria, brought to the US by a gentleman in Austin, TX. Zones 7b - 8. It would be wise to plant the Austin out of winter winds in Zone 7. Zone 7 space about 10' circle. Zone 8 12 - 15' circle.

Requires 150 - 200 hours chilling below 45*F.

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceExcellent
Disease ResistanceExcellent
Drought ToleranceExcellent
Heat ToleranceExcellent
Humidity ToleranceExcellent
Sun ToleranceExcellent
Wet Soil TolerancePoor
Shade ToleranceFair
No SprayExcellent
Salt ToleranceFair
Fresh for KidsVery Good
ThornsNo
Plant TypeShrub
Soil TypeWell Drained
Edible TypeFruit
Self FertileYes
This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, comments/opinions are always welcome
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