Pomegranate, Purple Heart

Pomegranate, Purple Heart

This plant IS available for shipping ONLY in Large Tree Pot sizes.

Regular price $60.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $60.00 USD
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NOTE: We do not ship 5 gallon size. In-store pickup only.

The Purple Heart, otherwise known as Sharp Velvet, is a variety developed here in California by John Chater. It is a sweet fruit that has just a slight tang and is has a red rind and dark red arils with medium soft seeds. This variety is great for fresh eating and for juicing. 




Botanic Name: Punica granatum
Common Names: Purple Heart, Sharp Velvet,
Native to: Mediterranean
Lifespan: Perennial / Tree
Hardiness Zone: 7-10
Fruiting Season: September to November
Growth Structure: Bushy growing habit up to 12-14ft. Can also be pruned into a single trunk tree of any height.
Fertility Preference: ★ ★
Water Preference: ★ ★
Sun & Light Preference:


Pomegranate is fairly easy to take care of. If desired, pomegranates can be pruned to a tree shape. Add compost at initial planting, and dress with 1/2 inch of compost annually. Pomegranates will survive drought, but will flourish with regular deep watering.

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