RUSSIAN RED POMEGRANATE® Cold Hardy Tree
90 to 100 lbs of Pomegranates, Nearly Anywhere
Why Cold Hardy Russian Red Pomegranate® Trees?
Delivering pomegranates up north and down south, the Russian Red Pomegranate® lives up to its name, thriving in frigid, tundra-like conditions down to 0 degrees. With the Russian Red, you’ll get delicious pomegranates nearly anywhere in the country. Plus, it’s hassle-free, especially since it blooms later and avoids late freezes with ease.
The Russian Red Pomegranate® provides reliable fruit harvests in both good and bad years. Far north states (growing zones 3 through 5) can plant their Poms in pots to bring indoors for the winter. Plus, the Russian boasts one of the biggest harvests of any pomegranate variety. A mature tree can produce up to 90 to 100 pounds of fruit under good conditions. So, with very little space, you get plenty of fruit to eat, share, and juice. With organic pomegranates at $3.00 per pound, you’ll have a highly lucrative landscape!
Unlike other Pom varieties, it’s highly tolerant of disease and therefore resists funguses that plague other cultivars. Basically, you can plant it, forget it and pick it. It’s a remarkably tough tree that also resists insects, disease, drought and fruit splitting.
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But the best part? You get these benefits without effort since we’ve planted, monitored and shipped your Russian Pomegranate with the utmost care. Now, you get a proven performer.
Not only is this variety nearly impossible to find at local garden centers or other nurseries…but Russian Red Pomegranates® from Fast Growing Trees arrive directly to your door with better branching and healthier roots, ready to thrive without any hassle on your part.
You need only one to produce fruit, but you’ll greatly increase production with a second. In fact, it’s a must if you want 90 to 100 pounds of pomegranates per tree each year. We recommend cross-pollination with additional Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardys for the biggest bounties possible.
Plus, with our larger sizes…you could get fruit as soon as the first few seasons.
Either way, we recommend that you place your order before we sell out for the season: Home-grown pomegranates are just a click away with the Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardy Tree!
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Pomegranates need full sun, 6 to 8 hours of sunlight daily, although they are quite adaptable to different soil types providing there is good drainage.
Once you’ve selected your location, dig a hole twice the size of the rootball and just as deep. Position the tree into the hole, backfill the soil, and then water the planting area well before spreading a 2 to 3-inch layer of mulch to help conserve moisture.
If you’re planting in a container, select a pot that’s about twice the width of your tree’s shipped container and ensure it has drainage holes. Use organic soil, place your tree in its pot, and water to settle the roots.
2. Watering: Pomegranates have a good tolerance to drought conditions but will perform best in somewhat moist soil. Typically, you should only water your tree once every 7 to 8 days but in the warmer seasons, you may need to provide a little more. If you’re not sure when to water, check the soil about 2 to 3 inches down – if it’s dry, it’s time to water.
3. Pruning: Prune after the first full year of growth (and before the second growing season begins). Dead, undesirable or weak branches should be removed to direct nutrients to the proper areas of the tree. By shortening larger branches, you can encourage more flowering. Remove dead/damaged limbs from the potted pomegranate in late winter – suckers near the base can be removed at any time.
4. Fertilizing: During the second year of growth, apply 2 ounces of nitrogen in the spring and then an additional ounce each following year. When the tree is about five years old, apply 6 to 8 ounces of nitrogen in the late winter before leaves begin to emerge.
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Russian Pomegranate Salavatski
Dr. Chris Inhulsen, Montezuma, Ga., tested Russian pomegranates and found they survived winters where the popular “Wonderful” variety killed to the ground. The plants were reported to take -6 degrees F once, and at Montezuma, GA., 8 degrees F. Salavatski was his first choice for hardy, dependable, high quality fruit. The fruits as large as the store-bought “Wonderful” variety, and are orange-red in skin and red arils. Like “Wonderful” it is a hard seeded variety. According to Dr. Levin, the originator of the variety, the hard seeded varieties can withstand colder temperatures by a few degrees than the soft seeded varieties. We can thank Dr. Levin for the many pomegranate varieties.He has given us a new fruit for our area that is beautiful and easy to grow. At our nursery in Virginia, Salavatski has fruited yearly without winter damage to the plant. Space 8′ to 10′ circle. It’s best to plant out of the winter winds. More protection and less in the open helps especially with younger plants. Salavatski has ripened in Lancaster, PA(Zone 6) planted on the south side of a home. Zones 7-10.
|Drought Tolerance||Very Good|
|Heat Tolerance||Very Good|
|Humidity Tolerance||Very Good|
|Wet Soil Tolerance||Poor|
|Fresh for Kids||Good|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, comments/opinions are always welcome|
POMEGRANATE TREES – PRODUCT INFORMATION FOR 2019
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Pomegranates are high in anti-oxidants and polyphenols and are regarded as a health food. They also contain high levels of Vitamins C and K as well as fibre and reportedly have antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral qualities.
“Wonderful” pomegranate trees grown from cuttings in 4L bags, 1m in height.
The variety produced is “Wonderful”.
This is the main commercial variety originating in California. It is characterized by deep red fruit of excellent flavor, good juice content and sugar levels. The fruit can be harvested after 2 to 3 years.
Demand for pomegranates
Pomegranates are deciduous in cool climates and semi deciduous in warmer climates like the sub tropics. They are very hardy plants and can grow in a wide range of soils but prefer a pH of 5.5 to 7. They grow well if watered occasionally in summer and provided with organic fertilizer. They will tolerate drought conditions once established and can grow to a height of about 4 meters . A light pruning in winter to remove any dead wood is recommended. They are attractive small trees with glossy leaves and large showy red flowers.
Less than 2% of pomegranate production occurs in the southern hemisphere and Australia imports most of its pomegranate products . It is for this reason that the market demand for pomegranate products in this country is high. The economic potential for pomegranate products including juice can be found on the Agrifutures website.
Price : $9 each (incl. GST)(2019 price)
ORDERS OF 30 PLANTS OR MORE ARE REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY BY TRUCK WITHIN NSW OR INTERSTATE TO VICTORIA AND QUEENSLAND ONLY.
“Wonderful” pomegranate trees will be available in 2021.
Minimum order 30 plants (can be a mix of fruit trees).
For a small numbers of pomegranate plants go to Online Sales
Pomegranate trees are relatively fast growing fruit trees that produce a sought after fruit. Pomegranates have been under cultivation since ancient times. Pomegranates have been grown in India, Persia, Spain, and Germany, just to name a few countries. The tree was introduced to California by Spanish settlers in 1769. The pomegranate tree is attractive in the landscape and is long-lived. The flowers are showy and decorative.
Pomegranate fruits are quite unique. The fruit has a round, spherical shape and it is filled with dozens of small ruby-colored seeds. This fruit produces the delicious pomegranate citrus flavored juice that is universally acclaimed. Pomegranates are used for juice, jellies, pomegranate wine, and salad dressings. The pomegranate has a long storage life. It is best maintained at a temperature of 32° to 41° F. and can be kept for a period of 7 months within this temperature range and at 80 to 85% relative humidity without shrinking or spoiling. The fruits improve in storage, becoming juicier and more flavorful.
Pomegranate fruit is low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. It contains high amounts of vitamin C, calcium and iron. It produces dietary fiber and folate. Pomegranate fruit contains antioxidants which are purported to help protect blood lipids from oxidation. Click the photos to learn more, or call our plant experts at (888) 864-7663.