how to grow pomegranate


Everything you need to know to grow pomegranates, read until the end you will be surprised by the health benefits it brings Hello friends! I'm going to talk a little more about pomegranate cultivation

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The pomegranate is a fruit originally from the Asian continent, but widely cultivated in the eastern Mediterranean, it prefers tropical conditions, that is, full sun, irrigation and fertile soil, it does not tolerate continuous shading or waterlogging.

As it has a low size and with fast fruiting and resistance to pests and diseases, its presence is common in domestic orchards, backyards and gardens, also very cultivated in vases, as it has very showy flowers.

In short, pomegranate is a complete species and is also associated with spells to attract prosperity in the new year. The pomegranate is a fruit that has small seeds of edible pulp, its importance is ancient.

Formerly the Greeks had it as a symbol of fertility, the plant was associated with the goddess Aphrodite due to its aphrodisiac domains, the cultivation of the plant is done in hundreds of countries, in Brazil the pomegranate found a fertile region for first-rate growth.

The biggest pomegranate producer in the world is Spain, there are yellow and red pomegranates, the yellow pomegranate has a huge amount of seeds and has a small mesocarp.

The red pomegranate, on the other hand, has fewer seeds and a thicker fleshy layer, which is why it is very common to find reddish pomegranates in supermarkets and fairs. In addition to being very useful for medicine, the plant can also be an additional item in the decoration of houses, parks and gardens, the plant is an erect shrub that can reach 2 to 5 meters in height.

The bush can be very branchy, the new branches have reddish bark that acquires a grayish color when they get older. The pomegranate tree prefers a milder climate, but adapts to any type of climate, in regions with strong winds the fruiting of the pomegranate will be worn out by the excessive fall of the flowers, in humid regions the fruit peels can be penalized by the increase of fungi.

A little more about pomegranate cultivation

The soil to grow it must be abundant in organic matter, if it is planted in a vase, it is recommended to mix garden soil with vegetable soil and organic compounds.


Development can occur through seeds and also cuttings in greenhouses, pomegranate seedlings are produced from the seeds of larger fruits with reddish pulp, the trunk of the pomegranate tree launches several stakes very close to the earth that can be used as stakes individual.


Fertilization in the pit should be done with barnyard manure, simple superphosphate and bone meal, this fertilization will help the plant develop roots, so that the pomegranate can produce flowers. Autumn fertilization is essential, remembering that you should not fertilize during flowering, Autumn fertilizers must be rich in phosphorus, the proportions of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium are 4 16 8 respectively.


Pomegranate seeds germinate easily if the substrate is not allowed to dry out, they will germinate even if they are not covered with soil. When propagating the seeds, look for large, well-coloured and ripe fruits.


Planting pomegranates has no mystery, propagation through grafting or rooting branches, and fruiting is precocious and guarantees that the daughter plants are very similar to the matrix.


In Brazil, the pomegranate tree can be planted at any time of the year, but if the option is to plant seedlings with high quality and quantity, look for suitable nurseries that work with the fruit species and can provide references on the qualities of the mother fruit, size of the fruits, skin colour and even on its productivity. Prefer grafted specimens that will produce much faster.


To take care of the adult pomegranate, it will need direct and constant sun, at least 4 hours a day. The ideal time to plant pomegranates is in early spring at the beginning of September, as it is a rainy season. This does not mean that it is impossible to plant pomegranates in other months, you just have to be more careful to keep the plant always humid.


Now I'm going to give you some tips for those who want to plant pomegranates in a pot, which is also a good option.

The pomegranate tree likes soil rich in organic matter, so you will need to fertilize frequently, both the hole in the ground and the size of the vase must be approximately 60x40 cm, and the water must be drained by placing expanded clay or stones in the bottom of the vase, the drainage it will prevent water from being trapped in the vase and this could cause the roots to rot, following the rules is essential for any fruit tree.

In order not to make a mistake, the best method is to put your finger in the pot and feel if the earth is wet, if it is wet, there is no need for new watering. Having a fruitful plant at home necessarily means carrying out pruning, the main one being training, which is carried out in the first 3 years of the plant's life.

  •  I will now mention the benefits of pomegranates, which are many.
  • Pomegranate has 3 times more antioxidants than wine and green tea.
  • Pomegranate is also known to cure heart-related problems and maintain good blood circulation.
  • Helps with stomach problems, cancer, dental problems, osteoporosis, anaemia and diabetes


Pomegranate benefits can be enjoyed by consuming them in many ways. In the form of juice or eating its seeds.


Pomegranate has traditionally been used to cleanse the skin and reduce inflammation, pomegranate juice can also be useful for treating sore throats. Medicinal studies reveal that pomegranate helps lower blood pressure and can be used to prevent some heart problems. Pomegranate's ability in the medicinal field dates back to antiquity, pomegranate peels can be used to make a tea that fights throat infections, and pomegranate peel tea also fights diarrhoea and dysentery.


Pomegranate is widely used by miners, as the fruit prevents contamination by heavy metals, pomegranate also reduces the possibility of developing Alzheimer's among older generations. Pomegranate helps control aging such as wrinkles. Making those who consume it look younger.


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Pomegranate helps women overcome symptoms of depression during their period, especially post-menopause. Studies have also shown that pomegranate juice helps in curing erectile dysfunctions.

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