POMEGRANATE VARIETIES - 5 GAL.
$32.99 or quarts for $12.99
(Not all varieties may be available)
Desertnyi Pomegranate Special
selection from the Turkmenistan collection of world famous hybridist Gregory
Levin. Desertnyi translates to English as dessert, and it is a real dessert
treat. Light orange rind contrasted by dark red arils makes for a unique look.
Excellent sweet-tart balance with citrus overtones. Mature fruit has a firm
texture and a flavor reminiscent of orange juice. Very soft edible seed. 200
Eversweet Pomegranate Very sweet,
virtually seedless fruit. Red skin, clear (non-staining) juice. Harvest late
summer though fall. Coast or inland. 8-10 ft. arching shrub, or train as tree or
espalier. Large showy orange-red flowers. 150 hours. Self-fruitful.
Grenada Pomegranate A darker,
less tart bud sport of Wonderful.
Can be grown as a bush or in tree form. Harvest 30 days before Wonderful.
Long-lived, any soil. 150 hours. Self-fruitful.
Kashmir Blend Pomegranate
Medium-sized pomegranate with light pink-red exterior. Ruby red seeds have
intense flavor with no overbearing acidic taste. Plant has a slightly spreading
growth habit and can also be grown as a tree. Keep at any height with summer
pruning. Excellent source of antioxidants - eat fresh or use in cooking.
Requires 150-200 chill hours. Self-fruitful
Parfianka Pomegranate Large size
red fruit is sweet with a hint of acidity. Arils are red with very small edible
seeds. Vigorous upright plant sets a heavy crop dependably. Maintain at any
height with summer pruning. Consistently receives the highest praise for overall
flavor. Great for juice or fresh eating. A Dr. Gregory Levin introduction
through U.C. Davis. Very highly rated in U.C.Davis taste tests. Some rate
Parfianka as the best tasting pomegranate. Required chill hours 100-200.
Pink Satin Pomegranate Medium to
large size, medium pink to dark red fruit with medium to large, light-pink
edible seeds. Wonderful refreshing light colored juice is non-staining, with a
sweet, fruit punch flavor. Plant is vigorous and can be grown as a shrub or
tree. Keep at any height by summer pruning. Eat fresh, juice or use in salads.
Excellent source of antioxidants. Chill requirements 150-200 hours.
Red silk Pomegranate Medium to
large-sized fruit with a brilliant red silky exterior. Large, firm yet edible
seeds have asweet berry flavor and a great acid/sugar balance. Naturally semi-dwf
tree has a slightly spreading growth habit and sets large crops. An excellent
source of antioxidants. Requires 150-200 chill hours. Self-fruitful.
Sharp Velvet Pomegranate Large
sized pomegranate with a very appealing, unique, mildly acid, refreshing flavor.
Fruit has a dark red exterior and dark seeds the color of crushed red velvet.
Upright growing plant sets huge crops of highly ornamental fruit and can be kept
any height with summer pruning. Eat fresh or use in cooking. An excellent source
of antioxidants. Requires 150-200 chill hours. Self-fruitful
Wonderful Pomegranate Large,
purple-red fruit with delicious, tangy flavor. Old favorite. Best quality in
hot inland climate. Gaudy red orange bloom, ornamental foliage. Long-lived, any
soil. 150 hours. Self-fruitful.