Punica granatum cultivar(under evaluation)
"Early Nikitskiy, DPUN 067"
Russia, introduced by Dr. Gregory Levin at Garrygala Agricultural Research Station in Turksmenistan.
Sweet-sour, semi-hard seeded
Large fruit with green background skin and a carmine-pink blush. The arils are dark purple in colour and has a sweet-sour taste. Very juicy.
*Can be used for juicing or fresh eating.
*Also good in cold storage.
Height and spread: +3m x+3m
*A hybrid selected from seedlings at the Nikitskiy State Botanical Orchard.
*Tolerates moderate to heavy frosts.
*A heavy bearer.
*Fruit is resistant to cracking and spoiling.