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Pomegranate  'Wonderful' -  Punica granatum 'Wonderful'-


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Price: $24.00
Availability: in stock
Prod. Code: PG100

 

'Wonderful' POMEGRANATE -  SUPER HEALTH BENEFITS !!!!

** SUPER EASY TO GROW **

Small  , deciduous, graceful tree or shrub.

This is the most famous of all pomegranates- has large, very tasty fruit.

Originated in Florida

Large, deep purple-red fruit

Currently leading commercial variety in California.

The slender branches start out upright then droop gracefully

Has double orange-red flowers that attracts hummingbirds 

The fruit is large- 5" -6"    with 'paper shell', which has a very thin outer skin.

Wonderful is self fruitful and doesn't require another pollinator.

The chill requirements are 150 hours below 40F.

COLD HARDINESS: 7-10

MATURE HEIGHT: UP TO 20FT

Pomegranates will do well in the poorest of soils

SUPER EASY TO GROW- BEARS LOTS OF FRUIT - NEEDS LITTLE WORK &  LITTLE  WATER

Does well  in hot inland valleys as well as in areas with humid, hot summers.

If left on the dry side they can get quite thorny. This is great when you plan to use Pomegranates for a security hedge  

ORIGIN: Native from Iran to the Himalayas- & naturalized over the whole Mediterranean region since ancient times.

 

HEALTH BENEFITS:

Has more than twice the amount of antioxidants found in grape juice, green tea or red wine.

It reduces the hardening the arteries.

It fights cancer and believed to be especially beneficial in preventing and curing prostate cancer.

It supports the health of the heart, lowers cholesterol, and is a powerful weapon against skin, prostate, lung and breast cancer.

For more info : http://www.alternative-healthguide.com/ayurveda/pomegranate_punica_granatum.htm

 

PLANT FOR SALE IS CURRENTLY GROWING IN 5" POT- SECOND PICTURE IS OF AVERAGE SIZE PLANT FOR SALE- WILL FRUIT IN 1-2 YEARS. Shipped potted where permitted

 

Also have large  fruiting size  trees in 5 gal pot- approx. 6 ft tall. Best for local pick up. If shipping required, have to cut height to make package size guidelines.