Dwarf Punica Granatum – extremely attractive little flowering shrub with fruits from August to November. The young leaves are coppery-red and change to bright green and then golden yellow in autumn. Orangey-yellow fruit from August to November. Ideal plant for balconies and patios.
This plant needs plenty of natural sunlight although it has a slightly medium hardiness rating of H3, making it essential to only grow your plants during the summer time and to cover them up by winter. Stick to the guidelines of pruning group 1 and 13. Try to give this plant a once year trim and follow the guidelines of pruning group 1 for further ideas. The plant is generally pest and disease free.
Latin Name: Punica Granatum Nana
English Name: Dwarf Pomegranate Tree
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Flowering Period: Summer
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Moist but well-drained. Loam, Chalk, Sand.
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sunlight
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Sheltered
Hardiness Rating: Slightly Medium (H3)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: -5 °C to 1 °C (23 °F to 33 °F)
Maintenance: Pruning group 1 from spring to summer. Pruning group 13 if wall trained
Growth Habit: Bushy
Cultivation: Grow in fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Remove wayward shoots in spring
Propagation: Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types: Low Maintenance Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pests: Generally pest free
Diseases: Generally disease free
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