The Main Plant entry for Pomegranates (Punica granatum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Guardian plant
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 17, 2016 12:50 PM

National flower of Libya.

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