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Punica granatum minima - Plant

Punica granatum minima - Plant

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  • Comes with a self watering pot
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Discover the miniature marvel that is Vermi Organics' Punica granatum minima, a botanical gem that encapsulates the grandeur of the pomegranate tree in a compact form. Also known as Dwarf Pomegranate, this diminutive wonder stands as a testament to nature's ability to pack beauty and bounty into smaller spaces. With its lush foliage, vibrant blooms, and petite fruits, Punica granatum minima brings the allure of the pomegranate tree to gardens and even indoor spaces.

About: Punica granatum minima, a member of the Punicaceae family, is a cultivated variety of the pomegranate tree that has been selectively bred for its compact size. Vermi Organics is pleased to offer this unique plant, celebrated for its ornamental appeal and adaptability. Despite its small stature, Punica granatum minima retains the essence of its larger counterparts, making it a delightful addition to gardens and container plantings.

Benefits: Beyond its visual charm, Punica granatum minima offers practical benefits. While the miniature fruits may not be suitable for extensive culinary use, the plant's adaptability to container gardening allows for cultivation in various settings. The Dwarf Pomegranate is also an excellent choice for those with limited garden space or those seeking a distinctive indoor plant.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): Punica granatum minima is a versatile plant that can thrive both indoors and outdoors, providing flexibility for different gardening preferences. Indoors, it becomes a captivating houseplant, bringing the beauty of the pomegranate tree to windowsills, desks, or tabletops. Outdoors, it flourishes in garden beds, borders, or as a container plant, creating a miniaturized version of the iconic pomegranate tree.

Care: Caring for Punica granatum minima involves providing the right conditions for its petite yet vibrant display. Plant in well-draining soil and place in a location with bright, indirect light for optimal growth. Regular watering, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings, and periodic pruning to shape the plant contribute to its overall health and appearance. Indoors, the Dwarf Pomegranate appreciates the warmth and sunlight provided by a sunny window.

Common Names: Punica granatum minima goes by various common names that reflect its compact nature and ornamental appeal. Embrace the descriptive simplicity of names such as Dwarf Pomegranate or Miniature Pomegranate, each capturing an aspect of the plant's identity.

Specifications:

  • Scientific Name: Punica granatum minima
  • Height: Typically grows up to 1 to 3 feet in optimal conditions
  • Foliage: Small, glossy green leaves
  • Flowers: Brilliant orange-red, funnel-shaped flowers
  • Fruits: Miniature pomegranates with small arils
  • Hardiness Zone: Suitable for USDA hardiness zones 7 to 11

Special Features: Punica granatum minima boasts special features that enhance its charm and adaptability. The brilliant orange-red flowers, reminiscent of its larger counterparts, create a stunning display against the backdrop of glossy foliage. The miniature pomegranates, though petite, add a visual and ornamental dimension to the plant. The compact form and adaptability to container gardening make the Dwarf Pomegranate a standout feature in any setting.

Uses: The uses of Punica granatum minima are diverse, encompassing both ornamental and practical purposes. Indoors, it becomes a unique and conversation-worthy houseplant, introducing the beauty of the pomegranate tree to interior spaces. Outdoors, it serves as a charming addition to garden beds, borders, or as a feature in container gardens. While the fruits may be small, their visual appeal and the adaptability of the plant make it a delightful and distinctive choice for gardens of all sizes.

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