Category:

DESERTNYI

Punica granatum cultivar(under evaluation)

Syn.

"Dessert, DPUN 062"

Origin

Russia, introduced by Dr. Gregory Levin at Garrygala Agricultural Research Station in Turksmenistan.

Type

Sweet-sour, soft seeded

Description

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.

Ripens

March-April

Uses

*Can be used for juicing or fresh eating.

Notes

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.

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