Pomegranate (Punica granatum)

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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and though look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • The pomegranate originated in the region extending from Iran to northern India and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region.
  • The sweetly tart juice from the “seeds” makes a delicious and nutritious snack high in potassium and vitamin C.
  • The origin of the pomegranate is not completely known; however, this fruit is commonly grown in the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
  • The name pomegranate translates to “seeded apple”. This fruit is usually about the size of a large orange.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • Although the carambola tolerates various soil conditions, this tree prefers rich, loamy soils with pH levels ranging from 5.5 to 6.5.
  • You should also choose an area that has good drainage and protection from high winds.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Fertilize young star fruit trees with 1/2 pound of mixed fertilizer, with a 6-6-6-3 formulation, every 60 to 90 days until established.
  • Mature trees need fertilizing three times a year if planted in shallow soils, but only twice a year with deep soils.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Carambolas prefer full sun but will tolerate partial sun.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • It needs frequent watering in warm, sunny weather.
  • Drier soil does no harm and is even beneficial in promoting healthy roots but severe wilt can damage plants.

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