Pomegranate

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    Pomegranate

     

    Pomegranates grow naturally as a bushy shrub, but may be trained as a small tree growing 12 to15 feet high. Once established, the plants are very tolerant of drought

    Growing Pomegranate

    Varieties:

    Some pomegranate varieties to grow in Utah include:

    • Balegal
    • Early Wonderful
    • Fleshman
    • Francis
    • Utah Sweet (also known as Dixie Sweet)
    • Wonderful

    Soil Preparation:

    Pomegranates prefer full sun although, they will grow in part-shade. The sun is needed to produce sugars and reach full flavor. Plants thrive in well drained loamy soil, but don’t require a specific soil type, and do quite well in alkaline conditions.

    More Information on Soil Preparation

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