Pomegranate, Desertnyi

Pomegranate, Desertnyi

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Latin Name:  Punica granatum 'desertnyi'
Common Names: -
Lifespan: Perennial, Deciduous
Growth Structure: Small tree to 10'
Light Requirement: Full sun
Water Requirement: * once established


Description: The Desertnyi pomegranate features an orange rind beautifully contrasted by dark red arils. The mature fruit has a firm texture and flavor that hints of orange juice. The seeds are very soft. 

Desertnyi is a selection from the Turkmenistan collection of world-famous wild Pomegranates. It was thankfully rescued during the fall of the Soviet Union by the persistence of hybridist Dr. Gregory Levin.