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Wonderful Pomegranate Tree

Wonderful Pomegranate Tree. Very large and famous pomegranate. Grows to 18' and ripens in Sept. 150-200 chill hours. Zones 5-9.
Wonderful Pomegranate Tree. Very large and famous pomegranate. Grows to 18' and ripens in Sept. 150-200 chill hours. Zones 5-9.

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The Wonderful pomegranate is the most popular and widely planted tree of its type, The fruit is extra large and has blushed red skin with juicy rich red flesh.
 
The sharp-tart exquisite flavor is highly prized the world over. 
 
The pomegranate tree is attractive in the landscape & is long-lived. Great as ornamental shrubs or trees in parks & gardens.
 
The flowers are showy and decorative
 
The juice is highly prized and full of healthy benefits.
 
The pomegranate tree is drought tolerant and can be grown in a dry area and in areas where there is good rainfall.
It is best not to plant in wet areas
 
The plant grows 18′ tall. Fruit generally ripens in September.  The Wonderful is self-fruitful, but planting another pomegranate nearby will increase fruit production on both plants.
 
Pomegranate Trees produce best in a hot sunny location and only require 150-200 chill hours. 
 
Zone 5-10
 
Health Benefits:
The health benefit from the pomegranate fruit has been researched heavily by scientists because of the high levels of antioxidants. Pomegranate fruit is loaded with Vitamin C and Potassium. Some health benefits are: believed to reduce cholesterol, control weight, fight cell damage and lower the risk of cancer and heart disease. The pomegranate fruit is one of a few where the juice is as beneficial as the pulp and seeds. The peel contains the most antioxidants. The fruit releases these in abundance when it is squeezed for juicing or pulsed in smoothies.
 
Interesting:
The pomegranate shrub or tree is listed approximately 33 times in the Bible. References to the pomegranate in the Bible range from applique on priestly clothing, a shade tree, nutrition and the spiritually pure and wise. The circular calyx at the end of the pomegranate fruit looks like a little crown and that Solomon used this as a model to fashion the crown that he wore.

This very large pomegranate has been around for a long time and has become the most famous of all. Wonderful has blushed red skin with juicy rich red flesh. The juice you see at the supermarket named “POM Wonderful” refers to the “Wonderful” variety. Highly-prized, healthy juice. The plant grows 18′ tall and fruit usually ripens in September.

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Size

2-3′ Pomegranate, 3-4′ Pomegranate

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