An extremely cold tolerant dwarf pomegranate, grown for ornamental interest and its edible fruits. Its orange-red flowers are borne at the branch tips, putting on a flamboyant display throughout the summer, contrasting beautifully against the rich, green leaves. During autumn, the leaves turn golden yellow and leathery skinned, reddish-brown, edible fruits are produced.
The very compact, deciduous shrub will grow to a maximum height of 2ft, making it the perfect addition for those with limited space. It can be used as a houseplant (placed in the conservatory or even on the windowsill), bonsai, patio plant as well as on a balcony, adding vibrancy to whatever space you choose.
Established plants will flower freely in rich, well-drained soils. It prefers a hot position, against a south facing wall for example, but will flower in a good protected sunny position. We do recommend a light pruning after flowering.
We have 5-10cm tall, well branched, one year old starter plants on offer. They often start to flower in year two, with dozens of flowers in year three. These plants will need to be grown in their pot until June 2022 before planting out.
|Flower||Bright red - June to September|
|Fruit||Edible - Pomegranate|
|Soil type||Chalk, Clay, Loam, Peat, Sand / Neutral|
|Rate of growth||Slow|
|Height and spread||2m x 1m|
|Pot size||7cm (plant height is 7-10cm)|
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