Others include: 'Alandi' ('Vadki')–medium-sized, with fleshy red or pink, subacid pulp, very hard seeds. Food Value Per 100 g of Edible Portion* Calories 63-78  Moisture 72.6-86.4 g  Protein 0.05-1.6 g Fat Trace only to 0.9 g Carbohydrates 15.4-19.6 g Fiber 3.4-5.0 g  Ash 0.36-0.73 g  Calcium 3-12 mg  Phosphorus 8-37 mg Iron 0.3-1.2 mg Sodium 3 mg Potassium 259 mg Carotene None to Trace Thiamine 0.003 mg Riboflavin 0.012-0.03 mg Niacin 0.180-0.3 mg  Ascorbic Acid 4-4.2 mg Citric Acid 0.46-3.6 mg  Boric Acid 0.005 mg *Analyses of fresh juice sacs made by various investigators. Origin and Distribution The pomegranate tree is native from Iran to the Himalayas in northern India and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region of Asia, Africa and Europe. Pomegranate arils are perfect for tossing in salads, stirring in yogurt, sprinkling on cereal, incorporating in quick breads and cookies, or enjoying on their own as a healthy snack. Wonderful Pomegranate, tree form-WHERE TO BUY THIS VARIETY-Large, purple-red fruit with delicious, tangy flavor. It’s also the only variety of pomegranate grown exclusively by POM Wonderful. In Indonesia, it is gangsalan; in Thailand, tab tim; and in Malaya, delima. The latter is a by-product of the "anardana" industry. When you see a unique SKU number next to a product such as MANALP91714A This SKU represents a unique tree. Toxicity A tannin content of no more than 0.25% in the edible portion is the desideratum. Gaudy red orange bloom, ornamental foliage. HarvestIn October, POM Wonderful’s orchards are bursting with thousands of acres of ripe pomegranates. Pomegranate arils and juice are delicious and healthy additions to food and drink recipes. Sienevyi is one of the most popular pomegranate tree types. Dry rot from Phomopsis sp. Medicinal Uses  The juice of wild pomegranates yields citric acid and sodium citrate for pharmaceutical purposes. The tree is vigorous and productive, with stunning flowers. 'Spanish Ruby'–round, small to medium or large; bright-red, with thin rind, fleshy, rose-colored, sweet, aromatic pulp, and small to medium, fairly soft seeds. AntioxidantsThe Wonderful variety of pomegranate also contains some of nature’s most effective antioxidants, called polyphenols. The Wonderful variety of pomegranate is a fall fruit and its arrival in stores signifies that the holiday season is upon us. All rights reserved.You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.Please take the time to request permission. 'Dholka'–large, yellow-red, with patches of dark-pink and purple at base, or all-over greenish-white; thick rind, fleshy, purplish-white or white, sweet, pulp; hard seeds. The pericarp, or rind, that surrounds the fruit is now a tough and leathery barrier, smooth yet firm to the touch, that protects the magnificent ruby-colored interior. Bears heavily. A stem borer sometimes makes holes right through the branches. At 95% relative humidity, the fruit can be kept only 2 months at 41º F (5º C); for longer periods at 50º F (10º C). Pomegranate juice is widely made into grenadine for use in mixed drinks. Overdoses are emetic and purgative, produce dilation of pupila, dimness of sight, muscular weakness and paralysis. The bark of the stem and root contains several alkaloids including isopelletierine which is active against tapeworms. In the home kitchen, the juice can be easily extracted by reaming the halved fruits on an ordinary orange-juice squeezer. 'Wonderful'–originated as a cutting in Florida and propagated in California in 1896. It’s also the only variety of pomegranate grown exclusively by POM Wonderful. Among other ornamental cultivars are 'Multiplex' with double, creamy white blooms; 'Chico', double, orange-red; 'Pleniflora', double, red; 'Rubra Plena', double, red; 'Mme. Plant is vigorous and productive. It is also covered in … Termites may infest the trunk. Today, scientists are researching the powerful health benefits of the pomegranate. Either a decoction of the bark, which is very bitter, or the safer, insoluble Pelletierine Tannate may be employed. Long-lived, any soil. Fresh arils can last two weeks in the refrigerator in a sealed plastic container and frozen arils can last for many months in the freezer. However, to avoid seedling variation, selected cultivars are usually reproduced by means of hardwood cuttings 10 to 20 in (25-50 cm) long. 'Paper Shell'–round, medium to large, pale-yellow blushed with pink; with very thin rind, fleshy, reddish or pink, sweet, very juicy pulp and soft seeds. In each sac, there is one white or red, angular, soft or hard seed. It traveled to central and southern India from Iran about the first century A.D. and was reported growing in Indonesia in 1416. 'Muscat White'–large, creamy-white tinged with pink; thin rind; fleshy, cream-colored, sweet pulp; seeds medium-hard. Medical research has shown that a daily amount of polyphenol antioxidants may help promote a healthy heart and prostate by minimizing factors that lead to atherosclerosis, or plaque in the arteries, and prostate cancer. Is it apart of the... Avocado: A Fruit with its own Month (Mayan Calendar), Grown in YOUR Home Pick Your Trees - a PlantOGram.com Exclusive! It has been widely cultivated throughout India and drier parts of southeast Asia, Malaya, the East Indies and tropical Africa. There is very little wind dispersal of pollen. It is grown for its fruit mostly in the dry zones of that state and Arizona. Hot, sunny days will ripen the inside, while cool nights will cause the rind to deepen from green to red. It’s loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, potassium, folic acid and iron. 'Vellodu'–medium to large, with medium-thick rind, fleshy, juicy pulp and medium-hard seeds. Both the rind and the flowers yield dyes for textiles.