Dwarf pomegranate needs full sun and a well-drained soil mix. Use a soil mix consisting of one part peat moss to one part loam to two parts sand.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height
2.00 to 4.00 feet
Easy to grow
Planting and care
It generally grows two to four feet high and wide, rarely to six feet high, while with skillful pruning can be restricted to one foot. It is not only small in stature, but even the flowers and fruit are dwarfed. The dwarf pomegranate is a deciduous, thorny shrub. The flowers have an orange-red corolla and the edge of the petals is flesh-colored.
Punica granatum arakta care
The plants thrive in a semi-arid atmosphere and once established need very little water. Fertilize on a monthly basis. Once flowering has begun in mid to late summer, the plant should be watered more frequently to produce lots of flowers. The plants will bear miniature fruit if grown in areas with year-round temperatures that rarely fall below 40Â° F.
Full sun to part shade
Well drained soil
30 to 40 degrees C
Apply any organic fertilizer
Punica granatum arakta special feature
The dwarf pomegranate is a good species to use as a bonsai. It makes an excellent container plant that moves easily from the house to the garden in the cooler climate of St. Louis. In areas a zone or two warmer, this shrubby plant does well in the garden year round.
Punica granatum arakta uses
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Some varieties are edible
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Punica granatum arakta ?
Punica granatum arakta is commonly known as Dwarf pomegranate
How tall do Punica granatum arakta grow?
On average Punica granatum arakta grows 2.00 to 4.00 feet
What color are Punica granatum arakta ?
A Punica granatum arakta plant bears flowers of color Orange-red
When Punica granatum arakta blooms?
With enough light, Punica granatum arakta may produce Orange-red flowers in Seasonal bloomer
How hard is Punica granatum arakta to grow?
A Punica granatum arakta is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Punica granatum arakta need?
A Punica granatum arakta prefers Full sun to part shade
How much water does a Punica granatum arakta need?
A Punica granatum arakta prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Punica granatum arakta need?
A Punica granatum arakta prefers Well drained soil
What temperature does a Punica granatum arakta like?
A Punica granatum arakta prefers 30 to 40 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Punica granatum arakta ?
To encourage Punica granatum arakta growth, Apply any organic fertilizer