Punica granatum var. nana (syn. Punica granatum 'Nana') Punicaceae
Dwarf Pomegranate PU-ni-ka gra-NA-tum na-NA
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, nearly evergreen in mild areas, compact, to 3 ft (0.9 m) tall, greater spread.
Leaves opposite, linear-lanceolate, smaller than species, glossy dark green. Flowers
orange-red, small, 2.5-5 cm wide, single. Fruit small, spherical, brown.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (7)8 Grown in England before 1731 by Phillip Miller, the
author of The Gardener's Dictionary, 1759 (Coats, A. M., 1992).
- Oregon State Univ. campus: east end of parking lot east of Cordley Hall, corner 26th St and Orchard Ave.