Pomegranate-in-Landscape

Desertnyi Pomegranate

Punica granatum

Another choice variety from Dr. Gregory Levin. A soft seeded variety from the Turkmenistan collection. The juice of Desertnyi imparts an orange flavor unique to pomegranates. The terra cotta colored rind contrast with the dark red arils(the seeds and surrounding pulp). Desertnyi translates to english as "dessert". The flavor is a balance of sweetness and acidity. Space 10' circle Zone 8-9

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceExcellent
Disease ResistanceExcellent
Drought ToleranceVery Good
Heat ToleranceExcellent
Humidity ToleranceVery Good
Sun ToleranceExcellent
Wet Soil TolerancePoor
Shade TolerancePoor
No SprayVery Good
Salt ToleranceFair
Fresh for KidsVery Good
Deer ResistanceGood
ThornsNo
Plant TypeShrub
Soil TypeWell Drained
Self FertileYes
This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, comments/opinions are always welcome
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13 inch pot
$12.00  own roots
14 inch pot
$14.00  own roots
11.5 Gallon
$39.00  own roots


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