When are pomegranates harvested?

Answer Pomegranate growers in the United States harvest their fruit in the fall, usually August through October. They pick pomegranates just before they are fully ripened, normally six months after the pl... Read More »

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Cultivation of Pomegranates?

Native to Persia, the pomegranate was also widely cultivated in early Greece. The large shrub does well in California and other Mediterranean climates, and is most successfully grown in areas with ... Read More »

How do I prune pomegranates?

Pruning When PlantedPrune the pomegranate back to 2 to 2.5 feet when it is planted. To begin pruning the bush into a tree form with a single trunk, trim all new shoots frequently, beginning just af... Read More »

When did pomegranates originate?

According to Purdue University, pomegranates are native to Iran and the Himalayas as far back as ancient times and have been depicted in art and the Bible. Indonesia reported the cultivation of pom... Read More »

How do pomegranates grow?

Pomegranates are native to India, Iran, southeast Asia, tropical parts of Africa, the East Indies and the entire Mediterranean region. Spanish settlers brought the antioxidant rich fruit to Califor... Read More »