About this item
- Perfect for both southern and northern growers
- Can be eaten fresh or used for juices
- Mature Size: 10-20' H x 8-15' W
- 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's also good for northern planters; since it flowers later you don't have to worry about 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.