Punica granatum | White Pomegranate | Babylon White Seeds
Punica granatum white is a deciduous shrub in the Lythraceae family. A native of Iran and India. The white one has a higher sugar level and also has the lowest acidity of all the pomegranates.
It has been harvested since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean regions. It was introduced to California in 1769 by Spanish settlers. It grows to around 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide. It is a full sun tree that can handle droughts.
It is visited by insects such as bees, birds, butterflies, and deer. Zones 7-11
Soak seeds in warm water overnight. Sow seeds the thickness of the seeds on top of the medium and lightly cover. Keep moist in a bright spot. Do not cover and keep temperatures around 65-75F. Germination is in 7-60 days.