Category:

PARFIANKA

Punica granatum cultivar(under evaluation)

Syn.

"Perseyanka, Persian Woman/Girl, DPUN 0015"

Origin

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

Type

Sweet-sour, soft seeded.

Description

Medium to large, round quality fruit with bright red skin. The arils are pinkish-red. Has an excellent sweet/tart taste almost like wine. The seeds are small and very soft.

Ripens

From March(mainly dependent on weather conditions)

Uses

*Juicing, fresh eating and fresh marketing of fruit.

Notes

Height and spread: +3m x +3m

*We are excited and extremely thankful to Keith Wilson who gave us this very special variety to test.

*According to Keith this is one of Dr. Levin's favourite varieties.

*The juice is of very high quality.

*The taste is said to be excellent and very popular in taste tests.

*Very similar to "Wonderful" but it has smaller, softer seeds which makes more pleasant to eat.

*A very productive plant.

*Has the potential of becoming an important commercial variety

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