High temperature and heat are important for getting a good yield of large, juicy fruits. They might be called a tree but they are somewhere between a bush and a tree. Claims placed after June 1st (or June 15th for persimmon trees) will be denied. Suitable to espalier. Ariana Pomegranate. Pomegranate trees (Punica granatum) reach up to 30 feet tall in ideal conditions, but commonly grow 12 to 16 feet tall as a round shrub or small tree. Medium to large fruit has red skin, dark red arils … If your tree/plant does not leaf out by May 15th, please perform a scratch test by checking for green under the bark, a few inches over the graft. Its tubular blooms begin to appear in late May and early June, providing nice spring color, while the fruit ripens from September to October. Suitable to espalier. They are optimally pruned heavily in the winter when they are dormant and before their buds break and again in the middle of the summer to remove suckers. Our only guarantee is that your dormant tree/plant will arrive in good, viable condition and will leaf out by May 15th (historically 98% of our trees do). The pomegranates of similarly sized “Early Wonderful” ripen about two weeks earlier. Growth Rate This shrub grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year. Saplings typically flower sporadically the first year after planting, sometimes bearing one or two pomegranates. The slender, thorny stems have reddish-brown bark that turns gray as they get older. The most commonly grown cultivar is P. granatum “Wonderful” that grows from 8 to 12 feet tall; it grows red flowers and yields extra large pomegranates that ripen in early autumn. Up to 9 potted trees/plants can ship together in one master box. They love desert climates with hot summers and cold winters they have been known to grow as far north as Utah and Washington D.C. but they rarely fruit in these latitudes. View Map. 1 size trees (2’ to 3’) in pots to enhance their survival rate. Light Requirement. Features lustrous dark green leaves in an oblong shape that are 1" to 3" long, turning yellow-green to yellow in the fall. We will review your claim and issue you a credit (not a refund) for the purchase price of your tree/plant (excluding shipping).*. The pomegranate has been cultivated since ancient times. Pomegranates grow in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 through 10. Submit your claim & pictures by using the Return an Item tool on our Customer Service page (or email us at [email protected]) no later than June 1st (or June 15th for persimmon trees). Yields large fruit with edible arils -- the jewel-like "berries" found inside the fruit that contain the seeds -- that ripen September to October and can be stored for long periods of time (best if at 32–41° F). Compact cultivars that grow less than 6 feet tall include “Nana” that grows from 2 to 3 feet tall and “State Fair” that tops out at about 5 feet. Our potted tree/plant varieties include Almonds, Figs, Pomegranates, Olives, Kiwis, some Blueberries, some Raspberries, some Blackberries and Gojis. Pomegranates do not like to be planted as bare-roots and are difficult to establish, so we sell these No. This shrub grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year. Claim Deadline is June 1st (with the exception of persimmon trees, which have a deadline of June 15th)! The fruit is considered a symbol of Christmas in Greece. How to Request a Credit Potted trees/plants cannot be combined with bare root trees. Watch our video titled Bare Root (Dormant) Warranty on how to perform this simple test. If the scratch test reveals a brown cambium, that means your tree/plant is dead or dying. The flowers are bright red and 3 cm (1 ⁄4 in) in diameter, with three to seven petals. The pomegranate grows to a height of 12–20' and a spread of 12–20' at maturity. The pomegranate tree is easy to grow in your Mesa garden. You can prune a pomegranate tree to have a single trunk or to have multiple trunks. (*) We reserve the right to not issue credit for items already replaced. Can be maintained as a smaller tree or larger shrub and is often multi-trunked or low-branching. It can either be left to grown naturally as a shrub or pruned and grown as a small tree. The deciduous pomegranate (Punica granatum), native from Iran to northern India, has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region. Up to 0 of these items may be combined in a single package, but cannot be combined with other items. The cold-hardy “State Fair” yields numerous pomegranates less than 2 inches wide. Pomegranate suckers need to be pruned regularly to prevent them from turning the tree into an unmanageable snarl. boxes. Pomegranates do not like to be planted as bare-roots and are difficult to establish, so we sell these No. A pomegranate can reach 20'-30' in maturity, but is more commonly seen at 12'-16'. The smaller size of commercially available pomegranate cultivars makes it easier to prune them and harvest the pomegranates. A tree with a 12- to 18-inch-tall single trunk has five or six major branches converging to one point, forming a rough V. A tree with multiple trunks has three to six strong branches that grow directly from the ground. We also reserve the right to require photographic evidence that the tree/plant was not killed by root rot, rodent or mechanical damage. The fruit is a bit unusual, as the only edible parts are the jewel-like arils and seeds found inside. Full sun is the ideal condition for this shrub, meaning it should get at least 6 hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day. If the scratch test revealed that your plant is dead or dying, pull it from the ground and take pictures of the entire tree/plant, including the roots. What We Guarantee Pomegranates are native to Iran and India and have been cultivated in the arid regions of the world since antiquity. Other cultivars that grow 15 feet or under include the cold hardy “Granada” that yields darker red, less tart pomegranates than “Wonderful” cultivars, plus “Flavens” that has yellow flowers and “Double Red” that has deep red double flowers. Pomegranate Tree Size. This guarantee is only available to customers who purchased their tree/plant directly from us, and who planted their tree/plant in the ground by April 1st (or temporarily in a pot if the ground in their zone was still frozen solid).