Pomegranate

Pomegranate =Punica granatum ,deciduous

This fruit originated in Iran and was introduced to Mexico , in 1789 by the Spanish .It survives best in a dry climate and its seeds and juices make a tonic for the heart and throat among many more medicinal purposes.

Pomegranate Bush

Pomegranate Bush

Amongst all the other fruit bearing trees, that have been planted over time, on my property , Mame,Bananas ,Papaya, Pitahaya to mention a few ,my Pomegranate is starting to bear fruit this year.

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Last year it managed to bear two Pomegranates but this year the flowers  seems to be in abundance and I really hope that they all bear fruits .

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The plant itself looks quite whimsical blowing in the breezes and one wonders how it would hold the weight of the fruit. It does!

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About thepickledonionyucatan

Born in England emigrated to Canada and now reside in the Yucatan Mexico. LIfe is a journey so enjoy as much as you can
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