An extremely cold tolerant dwarf (miniature) 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 10-15cm 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.
|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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