A dwarf version of the fruiting dwarf pomegranate that is perfect for the fairy garden or container. The small deciduous shrub has attractive, glossy green leaves and beautiful bright orange-red flowers that appear on the tips from early summer through fall. It flowers during the hot days of July and August and might even flower during the winter if giving enough light. The small 2” fruits are edible and the fruit hangs on the plant for many months adding to its ornamental value. You can easily keep the plants pruned to maintain its height and shape. It tolerate dryness and when restricting the root system it makes an excellent choice for a bonsai tree.
Dwarf pomegranate is a compact cultivar that is easy to grow as a house plant. It has a nice naturally-twisting trunk, that very easily adopts a gnarled, ancient appearance - always looked for in bonsai trees. The leaves are dark green with shades of bronze that adds to the visual appeal.