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Can you eat dwarf pomegranate?
Last Updated: 16th May, 2020
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Also to know is, how long does it take for a dwarf pomegranate to fruit?
Verified Reply - ViciThe Dwarf Pomegranate needs hand pollination or insects to set fruit that grow up to 2 inches in diameter. Fruits take between 3-4 years to appear. Easy to grow.
Likewise, how do you take care of a dwarf pomegranate? Watering: Water the dwarf pomegranate tree when the soil gets dry. When the flowers open and during the summer the trees need more water than usual. In winter keep the soil slightly moist. Avoid watering with calcareous water.
In respect to this, are all pomegranates edible?
ANSWER: This plant is grown as an ornamental. You can eat the small ripe fruit, but the quality is not considered good. For an edible fruit pomegranate, choose the Wonderful cultivar (Punica granatum 'Wonderful').
Are there dwarf pomegranate trees?
The small dwarf pomegranate tree grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 7 through 11. Dwarf pomegranate varieties are often used as ornamental features in the home landscape, and most produce edible fruit. Dwarf pomegranates are ideal as a border or contrast planting for your backyard space.