Pomegranate Parfianca, sometimes spelt Parfianka, (Punica granatum 'Parfianca') has round fruit with a thick orange-red skin packed with edible fleshy-coated seeds and non-edible white pith. The deciduous shrub to small tree is also ornamental with colourful flowers, fruit and autumn foliage, making it an attractive and tough garden or orchard addition.
• Pollination Group: self-fertile, and will benefit with additional Pomegranates growing nearby with an increase in production of up to 30%
• Uses: eating, salads, juice, freezing, fermented cordial (grenadine), decorations, dyeing, tanning leather, medicinal, flavouring for confectionery, ice-cream and jam
• Harvest: around April
• Chill requirement: low, under 200 hours. Most Pomegranates need no chill hours
• Features: attractive flowers, edible fruit, autumn foliage