Category:

BAGHWA

Punica granatum cultivar

Syn.

"Kessari, Red Daini, Matani, Shendari, Ashtagandha, Jai Maharashra"

Origin

India

Type

Sweet, soft seeded.

Description

This variety bears top quality and good looking fruits with light red, glossy skin. The arils are ruby-red. It is sweet tasting and juicy. It is one of the most important commercial varieties in India. Fruit is medium sized 300-350 grams.

Ripens

Mid March to April

Uses

Eating, juicing and exporting.

Notes

Height and spread: +3m x+3m

*It is excellent for export because of the high quality of the fruit.

*It has good storage capability of 2-3 month if refrigerated.

*It is very sensitive to frost and should only be planted in warmer areas of the country.

*Very susceptible to leaf curling mites but shows good resistance against black spot.

*Recommended for humid areas.

*It is almost evergreen in frost free areas.

*A bushy, spreading plant and has a moderate growth rate.

*One of the best varieties for sub-tropical regions.

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