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How to Grow Pomegranate Plants from SeedBy: Julie Day
Can I grow a pomegranate from seed? -Sandy
You sure can! Pomegranate seeds usually germinate pretty easily, and they can be started indoors over the winter for planting outside in the spring.
Keep in mind, though, that many pomegranates in the grocery store are hybrids, which means that their seeds may not produce fruits identical to the parent. If you want to ensure the same type of fruit, you’re better off propagating the plants through cuttings.
Follow these tips to plant pomegranate seeds:
- When the weather warms in spring, you can begin gradually hardening off the plants before moving them permanently outdoors. Even though mature plants can handle some cold, wait until freezing weather has passed before planting your seedlings.
Pomegranate bushes grow in zones 7-10, and they need full sun and well-drained soil. Once established, they’re fairly drought-tolerant, making pomegranate well-suited for mild desert climates. It may take 3-5 years for your new plant to produce fruit.
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