Punica granatum 'Nana'
Common Names: dwarf pomegranate
Type: Evergreen shrub (mild winters)
Size: 3 ft. high, 4 ft. wide.
Flowers: Small orange-red single flowers, spring, summer, followed by small dry red fruit; leaves bright green to 2 in. long turn yellow in fall.
Uses: Borders, color and shape accent, raised beds, edible gardens, containers, slopes, near oak trees, in heat. Fire resistive.
Wildlife: Fruit and seeds.
Soil: Tolerates a variety of soil, including alkaline. Fruit production better in deep, moist soil.
Sun: Full sun.
Pruning: Prune for shape; remove old canes occasionally to stimulate new growth.
Pests & Diseases: Some, but primarily when grown as crop.
Notes: Juice is source of Grenadine. Shells of fruit used in tanning. Hardy to 10° F.