a gourmet pomegranate, Angel Red has a beautiful ruby color inside and
out. Its soft seeds make it palatable to eat and allows for yields of
larger quantities of juice for drinking fresh, cooking, jellies and wine.
The shrub bears heavily and the fruit ripen earlier than most others –
early September. Zones 8-10.
Austin has a very large fruit,
usually a pound or better. The sweet juice has just a hint of tartness and is
superior to many sweet varieties. Although Austin can be grown in
Zone 7b it would be wise to plant the Austin out of winter winds.
red blooms yield large dark red fruit in late summer- early fall. Ruby red
flesh is less tart than most and is wonderful for fresh eating, juice,
jelly and wine. The shrub is a regular bearer, tolerant of many soils, and hardy to 5° F. Zones
by far, the most widely planted pomegranate in the US.
It thrives almost anywhere in Zones 7-10 and adapts to a variety of soils.
An established tree can produce 100 pomegranates or more each season. Wonderful
seeds are highly nutritious and soft enough to be easily chewed.Zones 7-10.
"Let us go early to the vineyards to
see if the vines have budded, if their blossoms have opened, and if the
pomegranates are in bloom— there I will give you my love."
Song of Solomon 7:12 (NIV)
fruit has been enjoyed for many centuries by the Chinese, Indians,
Persians, Greeks, Mediterranean Europeans and Egyptians, making
warriors invincible and offering a long and healthy life. High in
disease-fighting antioxidants, Vitamin C, potassium and niacin,
pomegranate juice has been used to treat inflammation, sore throats,
and rheumatism. The seeds with the juicy translucent scarlet red
pulp are edible parts of the fruit. The flavor is delicate,
sweet, and tangy.
These hardy plants
can grow into a 15-20 ft tree if allowed, but most owners keep their
plants down to a 6-8 ft bushy shrub for easier access. Their high
drought tolerance allows for less water
needed once established, though water at least weekly for better
fruit production. All varieties are self-pollinating. Plant in full sun. Zones
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"Your plants are an orchard of
Song of Solomon 4:13 (NIV)