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Questions tagged [pomegranate]

*Punica granatum* - a fruit bearing shrub or tree.

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White object under pomegranate tree leaf

Anybody know what this is on my pomegranate tree leaf?
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Pomegranate aphids or something else

I bought this pomegranate plant a few days back. Plant was healthy but now I see this tiny white things on the plant, these could be aphids I am not sure. I have adde some snaps, can someone confirm ...
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How to make a plastic bottle sun resistant for DIY watering irrigation

I want to accomplish this DIY water technique for my pomegranate trees. https://youtu.be/mEV65WTyxkU I want to make those plastic bottles resistant to the sun as there is a lot of sun over here (35 - ...
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Pomegranate splitting: Why is it happenning and how to prevent this

Why do my pomegranates keep splitting every year? I have read some articles that they need even watering, with drip irrigation. Also too much nitrogen can cause the fruit to split. Does anyone have ...
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Why isn't my pomegranate tree bearing fruit?

I have a good size pomegranate tree I planted in the ground about 6 years ago. The plant is healthy and bears flowers and tiny fruit which quickly fall off rather than developing into a good size ...
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Why is my pomegranate tree dying?

I planted a pomegranate seed in some soil and kept it indoors. I kept it alive for over a year, but recently it has dried, started to droop and the leaves are falling off. It's in a ceramic pot of ...
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Best Practices for fertilizing fruit trees

I have some fruit trees (apple, pear, orange, pomegranate, grapes) in my small backyard and have questions about taking good care of these fruit trees from a nutritional standpoint. I am wondering ...
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Will a potted pomegranate tree grow in Zone 6?

Is it possible to grow a potted pomegranate tree in southern Ohio? I'm in zone 6, which means the lowest temperatures in the winter are generally in the range of −5 °F (−20.6 °C). I have a shed, but ...
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Caring for my pomegranate tree

I have a pomegranate tree that I planted 4 years ago. The tree is heathy but the fruit production is not great. The flowers fall off before developing into fruit or soon after. The fruits crack open ...
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How to grow pomegranate from cuttings?

What I did is simply inserting the pomegranate cuttings in the pot with potting soil after soaking in the water for a day. What should I do after that? How often should I water the cuttings and what ...
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What is this disease or nutrient difficiency on my Parfianka Pomegranate?

I've had a 3 foot tall Parfianka Pomegranate tree planted in the ground for several months. It gets about 7 hours of direct sunlight per day. It's been fertilized with compost, mycorrhizae enriched 10-...
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Should I remove what remains of a seed from the top of a sprout?

I planted a seed from a pomegranate, and it successfully started to grow. However, the seed's shell is still remaining on top of the sprout, stopping the leaves from opening. I am worried that the ...
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How to strengthen a leggy pomegranate sapling?

I just received a Wonderful Pomegranate sapling in the mail. It is 18 inches tall. Its single trunk is so thin and tall that it can't stand up by itself. I believe the gardening vernacular to describe ...
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What is a good variety of pomegranate to grow in Pennsylvania (US Hardiness Zone 6b/7a)?

I'm in south-central Pennsylvania and I've heard of hardy varieties of pomegranates that will grow in zone 6b/7a. What are some of the hardiest varieties that folks have successfully grown and ...
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Does a pomegranate tree need propping up?

We planted a small pomegranate tree (about 1 foot tall) a couple of years ago. The tree has been growing nicely, now standing about 3-4 feet tall. Last year we had a bunch of flowers but no fruit. ...
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How should I prune my pomegranate trees?

I have a pomegranate tree that is 6 years old. It didn't get enough water for several years, and was growing under a canopy of other trees, so it only grew about 1 meter (~4 feet) high. How and when ...