Punica granatum

Common Name Pomegranate
Type of Plant Other

While most are familiar with pomegranate as a fruit, few may know that pomegranate grows on a shrub covered in beautiful, scarlet flowers. This edible and ornamental plant thrives in South Florida's climate, and it's fruit boasts many health benefits! In addition to being full of antioxidants and vitamin-C, pomegranate seeds and juice are anti-inflammatory and have been shown to reduce the risk of cancer.

Requirements This plant requires full sun and is drought tolerant. Its soil should be well drained and can include a range of pH's and compositions. Pomegranate can be grown in chalky, loamy or sandy soil without issue.
Country of Origin Northern India
Cold Tolerance 30
Sun Needs Full Sun
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