Syn. Punica granatum "Nana"
Common name: Dwarf pomegranate
Native to: Mediterranean and Asia
Punica are deciduous shrubs of bushy habit, sometimes spiny, with simple leaves and showy red flowers, followed by spherical fruits with edible pulp.
P. granatum var. nana is a compact deciduous shrub of rounded habit, with glossy, narrowly oblong leaves and bright orange-red flowers to 4cm across, frequently followed by spherical brown fruit.
Punica granatum var. nana
Native / exotic: Exotic
Aspect: Full sun
Flowers: Bright orange tubular flowers
Foliage: Evergreen, narrow obling leaves
Growth habit: Compact shrub of rounded habit
Hardiness: Hardy but not drought resistant
Height: Up to 1 metre
Spread: Up to 1 metre
Soil requirements: Prefers well-drained soils.
Uses: Low-maintenance flower borders and beds, wall-side borders, courtyard gardens, large pots or containers