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Flowering in Aug, Jul
Fruiting in Dec, Nov
Tender (Needs protection)
Height (when grown)
Up to 1m
Pomegranates are known for their glorious flowers and fruit and health-giving properties. They thrive in a pot and in the garden in a warm sunny position. During the cold months it is essential to protect them from frost and cold temperatures, in a greenhouse and/or wrapped in fleece.
Nana is a dwarf variety, with orange red flowers during the summer months with bronze to glossy green leaves which change to coral-hued colour in autumn.
Pomegranates like free-draining, moisture retentive slightly acidic soil. They are drought-tolerant and are prone to root decay in wet areas or soil.
Water well in its first few months with you and Feed your Pomegranate with plant food monthly to begin with and mulch good manure in the autumn. Requiring little pruning, remove suckers during the summer months and in late winter/spring remove crossing or damaged, diseased shoots and branches.
Soil: Free-draining, moisture retentive, preferably slight acid soil
Position: Full sunshine, warm & protected
Foliage: Glossy narrow green leaves with coral hued colour in autumn
Flowering: Spherical red flowers through summer
Fruiting: Red-purple seeds inside the leathery round fruit
Habit: Slight rounded shape
Hardiness: Not fully hardy-Needs protection in cold months
Benefits to Wildlife: Some
Height & Spread in Maturity: Approx 85cm x 85cm
Planting: Choose an area in full sun, if planting in the ground dig a hole twice the size of the root-ball and add loam-based compost or well-rotted manure. Place tree in the hole and then refill to the base of the stem with a mixture of compost and soil. Press soil down firmly and water well.
Of Interest: Pomegranates have anti-oxidant properties and provide a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Potassium. Traditionally used to treat common ailments such as digestive and skin disorders.
Often just grown as an ornamental shrub the Pomegranate origins are the Middle East, Turkey and Afghanistan. There are traditions of displaying and breaking Pomegranates at weddings to this day.
Alongside death, the pomegranate symbolised fertility in Ancient Greece and Rome. It had a strong association to Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, as well as Hera, the Greek goddess of marriage and childbirth.
In Ancient Rome, newlywed women wore crowns woven from pomegranate leaves, and the juice of pomegranates was used to cure infertility.
The tree is watered before being carefully packed by one of our experienced staff on site. It comes in a cardboard box lined with straw. (We try to use as much recycling material as possible) The box is addressed to the customer or a specified name and address and sent out overnight delivery to arrive on requested dates.
Please note the size of the tree that you are ordering, as our trees are provided for our clients to plant themselves, which may appear at a small size rather than the fully grown tree as shown in the photos.
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