Originating from southern asia, the pomegranate is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub that bears fruits. This plant has been widely cultivated for consumption since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region. Pomegranates are one of the healthiest foods on the planet, packed with nutrients and powerful plant compounds. They have wide-ranging benefits and help reduce your risk of various serious illnesses, including heart disease, cancer, arthritis and other inflammatory conditions. The pomegranate fruit has been used for thousands of years as a medicine. While it requires care in its initial stage, once the plant becomes a tree it is low maintenance and tolerates a range of soils, and weather extremes.
Common name: Pomegranate
Scientific name: Punica granatum
Size: 4-5 meter
Maintenance: Moderate care required
Ideal Spot: A garden spot with full sun and well draining sandy soil