Wonderful Pomegranate

Cultivar; Wonderful

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Fruit use; fresh

Shelf-life; 1 to 2 months in cold storage

Water requirements; 6000m3/hectare per season

Sun requirements; 6 to 8 hours per day is best

Chill hours; minimal, temperatures under 4C can harm pommegranate trees

Pruning; cut back the branches to encourage the formation of new shoots and spurs- which is the parts which will fruit.

soil requirements; heavy loam or well draining soils, will tolerate sandy or clay soil provided there is adequate drainage and the pH is around 5.5 to 7.

Soil depth; minimum of 1.5 m

Fertiliser requirements; 10-10-10 is best, starting in Spring, after the new growth starts

Pollination requirements; self-fertile

Successful test-crosses; self-fertile

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Harvest time; August/September

Vigor;  strong

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Tree age;  will start fruiting around year 3 to 5.

Average life span;  20 productive years, can live for 200 years.

Susceptibility to pests and diseases; normal

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P.O Box 138,

Montagu, South Africa

6720

Proud producers of quality rootstocks and scions for peach, pear, almond, nectarine, plum, plumcot, quince, pomegranate, fig, apricot and prune trees.

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