Punica granatum cultivar(under evaluation)
"Dessert, DPUN 062"
Russia, introduced by Dr. Gregory Levin at Garrygala Agricultural Research Station in Turksmenistan.
Sweet-sour, soft seeded
Medium sized round to flattened fruit. The skin is thin, shiny and crimson-red in colour. The arils are large, juicy and dark ruby-red in colour. The seeds are small and soft. The taste is pleasant sweet-sour.
*Can be used for juicing or fresh eating.
Height and spread: +2,5m x +2,5m
*A hybrid produced at Garrygala Agricultural Research Station by crossing "Kazake" and "Wonderful".
*The shrub is not a vigorous grower.
*The shrub has a spreading, slightly weeping habit.
*Has got poor storage abilities.
*Tolerates light to moderate frosts only.
*Has average crop production.
*Fruit prone to cracking.