Pomegranate Red Silk

Red Silk Pomegranate

Punica granatum

Red Silk is a heavy producer,"serious bearing" with rich flavor and color, with an almond taste essence. Brought to the attention of the University of Georgia variety planting at Ponder Farm, Tifton, GA. Originally from a local family, and grew in popularity from there. Excellent flavor and very red skin color, Red Silk is a fine choice. Mature Red Silk are a smaller size, normally 6 feet. Not a full dwarf but the smallest stature of the varieties we offer. Red Silk is the best flavored, high quality dwarf size bush we have. Self fertile. Zones 8-9 Space 8'-10' circle

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceExcellent
Disease ResistanceExcellent
Drought ToleranceVery Good
Heat ToleranceExcellent
Humidity ToleranceExcellent
Sun ToleranceVery Good
Wet Soil TolerancePoor
Shade TolerancePoor
No SprayExcellent
Salt ToleranceGood
Fresh for KidsVery Good
Deer ResistanceGood
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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