The Main Plant entry for Pomegranates (Punica granatum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Leaves: Evergreen
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Guardian plant
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Fruit
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Raw
Cooked
Fermented
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
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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Common names
  • Pomegranate
  • Granate Apple
  • Annar

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Location: Tochigi, Japan
Date: 2016-11-23
Photo by gardengorilla97306
Location: Botanical garden of Crete
Date: 2022-06-01
Location: Orcutt Ranch, West Hills, California
Date: 2011-07-18
Location: Orcutt Ranch, West Hills, California
Date: 2011-07-18

By Fir0002 (Own work) [GFDL 1.2 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-
Location: Ingleside. Illinois
Date: 2023-03-07
Location: Hyde Hall, Essex, UK.
Date: 2022-09-03
Location: Hyde Hall, Essex, UK.
Date: 2022-09-03
Location: Cyprus
Date: 2019-11-10
Location: Inniswood Metro Gardens, Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6b
Date: 2023-05-13
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-02-20
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-02-20
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-02-20
Location: Madrid, Spain
Date: 2023-05-04
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-08-02
Location: Botanical Garden, Savannah, Georgia, USA
Date: 2015-06-08
As I was taking the photo the other visitors to the garden were a
Location: Garden next to Smithsonian, DC, Virginia | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: My neighborhood
Date: 2021-07-01
Unripe fruit and leaves
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-05-18
Location: My neighborhood
Date: 2021-07-01
Unripe fruit and leaves
Location: Test garden 
Date: 2016-04-29
Location: Test garden 
Date: 2016-04-29
Location: Orto Botanico di Cagliari - Sardinia
Date: 2017-09-10
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-05-18
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-05-18
Location: Potohar, Punjab.

Photo courtesy Wikipedia Commons
Location: Florala, Florida
Date: 2011-10-22
Location: Florala, Florida
Date: 2011-10-22

By Amnon s (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/l
Location: Athens (Greece)
Date: 2022-05-22
Location: Reedham, Norfolk
Date: 2017-09-10
Deciduous shrub
Location: Test garden 
Date: 2016-07-29
Location: My garden

Photo courtesy of: Rod Waddington

Date: 2008-04-18
Photo courtesy of: david55king

Date: 2007-07-25
Photo courtesy of: david55king

Date: 2007-07-26
Photo courtesy of: david55king
Location: AZ
Date: 2014-04-01
The bloom is beautiful against the dark green of the plant. It is

Date: 2012-11-19
Location: Test garden 
Date: 2016-04-29

Photo by Uwe Barghaan, Wikipedia Commons.  Pomegranate sepals and

Date: 2012-08-28
[...my new Pomegranate plant, courtesy of Misty, my best friend.]

Photo by Stan Shebs
Photo by pphanfx

photo credit: Amnon s
Location: Athens (Greece)

Date: 2014-11-10
Photo courtesy of: Alex E. Proimos

Date: 2012-11-19

Date: 2012-11-19

Date: 2016-01-30
Photo by rosewater84
Location: Botanical Garden of Helsinki, Finland
Date: July
credit: Alves Gaspar
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2008-03-25
Young pomegranates

Photo by user Diako1971, Wikipedia Commons
Location: mom's garden 
Date: 2014-08-26

Date: 2012-08-28
[...my new Pomegranate plant, courtesy of Misty, my best friend.]
Location: Turkey
Date: 2005-05-05
Own work - photo made in Side (Turkey) by Georges Jansoone on 20

By w:User:Pschemp (Wikipedia en) [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.

credit: Prenn
Photo by Horseshoe

photo credit: M.t.lifshits

photo credit: KENPEI
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