Pomegranate Trees - Russian #26 #5 Pot

The Russian 26 Pomegranate trees make a great choice for southern planters looking for a fruit tree that can withstand the region's heat and humidity. It is also good for northern planters, since it flowers later you don't have to worry about the late freezes. The tree ripens in the fall, producing large, bright red fruit about the size of a grapefruit, that can be eaten fresh or used for juices. The tree is vase shaped and prefers well drained soil. It requires moderate watering and is hardy in Zones 7-10. It requires between 100-200 chill hours. Bears fruit between 2-5 years. A mature tree can produce 90-100 lbs of fruit under optimal conditions.  At maturity, it can reach a height between 8-10 feet and a width between 8-10 feet.  USDA ZONES: Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10.