Russian Pomegranate Tree
About this item
- Perfect for both southern and northern growers
- Can be eaten fresh or used for juices
- Mature Size: 8-15'W x 10-20'H
- Tree height at time of shipping varies based on growing season
The Russian 26 Pomegranate tree makes a great choice for southern planters looking for a fruit tree that can withstand the region's heat and humidity. It is also good for northern planters, since it flowers later and you won't have to worry about the late freezes. The tree ripens in the fall, producing large, bright red fruit about the size of a grapefruit that can be eaten fresh or used for juices. The tree is vase shaped and prefers well-drained soil. It requires moderate watering and is hardy in Zones 7-10. It requires between 100-200 chill hours. Bears fruit between 2-5 years. A mature tree can produce 90-100 lbs. of fruit under optimal conditions. At maturity, it can reach a height between 10-20 feet and a width between 8-15 feet. USDA ZONES: Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10.