Bonsai Training Information

Punica granatum Nana
Dwarf Pomegranate

The dwarf pomegranate is a shrub about 1meter tall with multiple stems. The slender branches start out upright then droop gracefully. Unpruned shrubs have a decidedly weeping or fountain shaped habit. The pomegranate is native to Asia, from the Middle East to the Himalayas, where it grows in sandy or rocky scrublands. It is cultivated for its fruit which is much cherished through Asia and the Mediteranian

Styles:

Formal upright, Informal Upright, Broom, Group planting

Location:

Indoor

Position:

Full sun

Watering:

Pomegranates need regular watering, which you can use to promote foliage and stem growth. In winter more sparingly but do not let the pot dry out. They do best in areas with low summer time humidity when they produce an abundance of flowers and fruits.



Feeding:

High potash, slow yield feed to encourage flowering and fruiting in the beginning of summer.

Leaf and Branch Pruning:

Do not prune from July onwards as it will prevent flowering. After flowering prune branches and shoots.

Re-potting & Growing Medium:

Every two years in spring and summer, maintaining a sufficient level of humidity.

Wiring:

From late spring to summer - branches are delicate and snap easily.

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