- Perennial plant does not need to be replenished
- Plant source: Syria
A beautiful red-flowered pomegranate tree turns into delicious fruits with crimson or reddish-yellow skin called jellnar.
Pomegranate shrub up to 6 meters high with hanging branches. Its light red flowers are beautiful in appearance. The spherical fruit has a crown, while the rind of the fruit is leathery. The fruit contains a lot of red seeds or tend to whit sometimes, but mostly be a ruby red color. The leaves fall in the fall so the pomegranate tree is not evergreen. Pomegranate is known in the Pharaonic language as “pomegranate” and in Coptic “Ehrman”
The color of the fruits of pomegranate damask white graded to light red and that also if peel it is a mixture mixed between white and red and brown
The pomegranate tree grows well in temperate and warm areas, consistent with figs. It grows in dry areas such as the Arabian Peninsula. Cold summer and generally humid weather are not suitable for pomegranate cultivation. The pomegranate tree tolerates temperatures close to zero Celsius during its winter dormancy.
Pomegranate grows in many different types of soil such as sandy and clay. However, trees planted in sandy soils do not give sufficient abundance in the crop and do not reach the maximum size of the fruit, if the availability of fertilizer and irrigation.
The pomegranate tree can withstand the salinity of the soil, and it can grow in heavy, poorly drained soils, which, for example, grape and pear trees cannot grow for a long time. Deep, well-drained sedimentary soils are generally considered to be the best type of soil suitable for planting pomegranate trees.