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Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardy Tree Punica granatum 'Salavatski'

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  • Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardy Tree
  • Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardy Tree
  • Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardy Tree
  • Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardy Tree

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Product Details

Mature Height: 8-10 ft.
Mature Width: 8-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Fast
Harvest Time: September
Botanical Name: Punica granatum 'Salavatski'
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 6-9 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors

(hardy down to 0℉)

Product Description

90 to 100 lbs of Pomegranates, Nearly Anywhere

Why Cold Hardy Russian Red Pomegranate® Trees?

Delivering pomegranates up north and down south, the Russian Red Pomegranate® lives up to its name, thriving in frigid, tundra-like conditions down to 0 degrees. With the Russian Red, you'll get delicious pomegranates nearly anywhere in the country. Plus, it's hassle-free, especially since it blooms later and avoids late freezes with ease.

The Russian Red Pomegranate® provides reliable fruit harvests in both good and bad years. Far north states (growing zones 3 through 5) can plant their Poms in pots to bring indoors for the winter. Plus, the Russian boasts one of the biggest harvests of any pomegranate variety. A mature tree can produce up to 90 to 100 pounds of fruit under good conditions. So, with very little space, you get plenty of fruit to eat, share, and juice. With organic pomegranates at $3.00 per pound, you'll have a highly lucrative landscape!

Unlike other Pom varieties, it's highly tolerant of disease and therefore resists funguses that plague other cultivars. Basically, you can plant it, forget it and pick it. It's a remarkably tough tree that also resists insects, disease, drought and fruit splitting.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

But the best part? You get these benefits without effort since we've planted, monitored and shipped your Russian Pomegranate with the utmost care. Now, you get a proven performer.

Not only is this variety nearly impossible to find at local garden centers or other nurseries...but Russian Red Pomegranates® from Fast Growing Trees arrive directly to your door with better branching and healthier roots, ready to thrive without any hassle on your part.

You need only one to produce fruit, but you'll greatly increase production with a second. In fact, it's a must if you want 90 to 100 pounds of pomegranates per tree each year. We recommend cross-pollination with additional Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardys for the biggest bounties possible.

Plus, with our larger sizes...you could get fruit as soon as the first few seasons.

Either way, we recommend that you place your order before we sell out for the season: Home-grown pomegranates are just a click away with the Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardy Tree!


Pollination Info

Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardy Tree Pollination

Russian Red Pomegranate® Cold Hardy Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional pollinator will drastically increase the size of your crop. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Pomegranates need full sun, 6 to 8 hours of sunlight daily, although they are quite adaptable to different soil types providing there is good drainage.

Once you've selected your location, dig a hole twice the size of the rootball and just as deep. Position the tree into the hole, backfill the soil, and then water the planting area well before spreading a 2 to 3-inch layer of mulch to help conserve moisture.

If you're planting in a container, select a pot that's about twice the width of your tree's shipped container and ensure it has drainage holes. Use organic soil, place your tree in its pot, and water to settle the roots.

2. Watering: Pomegranates have a good tolerance to drought conditions but will perform best in somewhat moist soil. Typically, you should only water your tree once every 7 to 8 days but in the warmer seasons, you may need to provide a little more. If you're not sure when to water, check the soil about 2 to 3 inches down - if it's dry, it's time to water.

3. Pruning: Prune after the first full year of growth (and before the second growing season begins). Dead, undesirable or weak branches should be removed to direct nutrients to the proper areas of the tree. By shortening larger branches, you can encourage more flowering. Remove dead/damaged limbs from the potted pomegranate in late winter - suckers near the base can be removed at any time.

4. Fertilizing: During the second year of growth, apply 2 ounces of nitrogen in the spring and then an additional ounce each following year. When the tree is about five years old, apply 6 to 8 ounces of nitrogen in the late winter before leaves begin to emerge.

Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5, & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 2nd
Zone 5 Week of April 11th
Zone 6 Week of March 28th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$78.99 $19.95
$79.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$128.99 $29.95
$129.00-$148.99 $39.95
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01/01/2022
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Pomegranate success

The tree arrived with a few leaves which fell off once out of the box. Looked scraggly, but I have long nurtured scraggly plants. I am keeping it inside for the winter. 10 days ago I noticed a bud, then another and already it has new growth all over it, 3" leaves and 4" stalks. This is a great plant to watch growing during the start of a new year.

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12/07/2021
Victor P.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Love this company. Best products. Best shipping.

I ordered so many items these last few months. I love how informed they keep me about shipping dates, delivery dates and tracking. The packaging never fails and my trees and plants get to me in excellent shape. Planted my Pom trees and will now wait until spring when I see new buds. Bought the hardiest Pom tree I could find and got a Parfianka as well. This is my favorite company to get my plants from because I have not had a bad experience ever.

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MM
08/13/2021
Megan M.
United States United States

Beautiful tree! Whimsical

I love our pomegranate tree! It was our daughters birthday present (she’s turning 8 & really wanted one) she was over the moon when we received it. It arrived with a little heat damage but bounced back and seems to be doing well!

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VW
07/11/2021
Viktoriya W.
United States United States
I recommend this product

So far so good

The tree arrived healthy looking. Has been replanted into a pot for now. Hoping for a quick growth...

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07/02/2021
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Healthy promising tree

Plant arrived in fine condition and experienced no set-back upon planting. Plant was smaller than expected however.

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