Category:

MOLLAR DE ELCHE

Punica granatum cultivar

Syn.

"Spanish Pomegranate"

Origin

Spain

Type

Sweet, soft seeded

Description

Large, rounded fruit with basic cream skin, blushed with pinkish-red. The arils are dark pink in colour and has small soft seeds. It is juicy and low in acid which makes it sweet.

Ripens

From late March to April (mainly dependent on weather conditions)

Uses

*Excellent for fresh eating or juicing.

Notes

Height and spread :+3m x+3m

*One of the sweetest varieties in the world.

*Very popular in Europe and Spain were it originates from.

*The top export variety produced in Spain.

*Fruit has excellent storage ability.

*Has excellent quality, sweet taste.

*Tolerates light to moderate frost only.

*Vigorous, fast growing variety.

*Very productive, good bearer.

*Named after the town of Elche, in Valencia, Spain.

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