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The fruit is around 3in in diameter. Zone 7, private yard.

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Pomegranate. Commonly cultivated in the Mediterranean. Should grow quite a bit more than the 3 inches diameter you are observing, and become a bit redder when ripe... although I guess depends on the variety.

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    Or the stolen Swedish crown jewels! Aug 3, 2018 at 4:14
  • They do! :D :D :D
    – jbx
    Aug 3, 2018 at 8:55
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Looks like pomegranate, or Punica granatum. Pretty common fruit, you can even find it in the supermarket.

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  • Is that an immature pomegranate or a different variety? It's a different color and the fruit is much smaller relative to the bud (?) than the pomegranates I'm used to.
    – divibisan
    Aug 1, 2018 at 17:14
  • @divibisan, there are yellow varieties, but I think you are right that they are still immature (judging from the large crowns).
    – benn
    Aug 1, 2018 at 17:44

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