The pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) has been cultivated since antiquity. arms such as that of the Kingdom of Granada during the time of the Catholic Kings. Back to: Pomegranates (Punica granatum). Granada. USDA Certified Organic. Earliest to ripen! Crimson red skinned fruit with dark red pulp inside. Sweet and. This pomegranate is especially happy in the milder summers of the Pacific Northwest. A strong growing upright to vase shaped shrub to 8′ tall and 6′ wide in 5.

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Many varieties of the pomegranate are known: Ground anardana is also used, which results in a deeper flavoring in dishes and prevents the seeds from getting stuck in teeth. Native of the Mediterranean region, but cultivated for its fruit in most tropical granda subtropical regions, or even in warm-temperate lands.


Harwood cuttings are relatively easy, take cuttings in December, and bury them in sand or soil leaving just the top 2 buds out. In wetter areas, they can be prone to root decay from fungal diseases.

Mollar de Elche at Different Stages of Ripening”. Views Read Edit View history. Phytochemical screening yielded sterols, flavonoids, triterpenes, phenols and tannins. Granafa 29 January It succeeded in the South: Granada, Punica granatum green fruit, not mature.

California Agricultural Experiment Station. Dried seeds can be used in several culinary applications, such as trail mixgranola bars, or as a topping for salad, yogurt, or ice cream. For other uses, see Pomegranate disambiguation.


An individually controlled cohort study investigated the safety and effectiveness of pomegranate seeds for patients with menopausal symptoms. Participants showed significant improvements in all domains of the menopausal rating scale MRSincluding difficult to treat urogenital symptoms.

The fruit, broken or bursting open, is a symbol of the fullness of Jesus’ suffering and resurrection. The pomegranate appeared on the ancient coins of Judea, and when not in use, the handles of Torah scrolls are sometimes covered with decorative silver globes similar in shape to “pomegranates” rimmonim. Poco a poco Images by User: It punjca also a semi-religious icon.

Antibacterial activity was attributed to the ellagitannin, punicalagin.

Granada, Punica granatum, also called Pomegranate –

Ancient and mystical, it has been written about in the Old Testament of the Bible, the Jewish Torah, and the Babylonian Talmud as a sacred fruit with powers that bestow fertility, abundance, and good luck. For example, the fruit played an integral role in a wedding custom widely practiced in ancient Armenia: Year ISBN Description Excellent photos of over 1, species and cultivars with habits and cultivation details plus a few plant uses.

This juicy pulp is the edible portion of the fruit. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

Year ISBN – Description Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of references and details of research into the plants chemistry.

Pomegranate, Granada (Punica granatum)

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Results suggest a potential for biomedical applications as well as nanoscience and nanotechnology. The ripening season extends from midsummer to late fall.

Bhumidevi the earth goddess Archived from the original on 22 April Air layering is also an option for propagation, but grafting fails. Study evaluated the radioprotective potential of Punica granatum fruit rind extract.

An International Review Journal. Results of in vivo and in vitro assays detected DNA damage at different expression levels.

This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat The only other species in the genus Punica is the Socotran pomegranate P. For most fruiting varieties, large orange-red flowers are produced in April, but some varieties are more or less everblooming.

Granada Pomegranates (Punica granatum sp.)

punicx For the star, see Alpha Fornacis. Pomegranate, a favored fall and winter fruit in Afghanistanhas mainly two graanada Abu Ghalyun, and F. As intact arils or juice, pomegranates are used in baking, cooking, juice blends, meal garnishessmoothiesand alcoholic beveragessuch as cocktails and wine.

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