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Pomegranate Punica granatum Commodity Summary
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ATTENTION: These requirements are for whole fruit only. See DETAILS for more information. DETAILS  

Approved Name: Pomegranate 
Scientific Name(s): Punica granatum 
Common Name(s): granado, granatapfelbaum, granatapfelstrauch, granatäpple, grenadier, mangrano, pomegranate, romanzeiro, romeira, romeira-da-granada, romã, romã-de-flor-dobrada, seogrjunamu, shi liu, zakuro 
Belongs to:  
Related to/ Includes:  
  • 5 inches
  • Thick, leathery rind
  • Numerous ruby red, translucent, pulpy seeds
  • Tropical to subtropical
Season Information: No Seasonal Information available
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pomegranate.jpg magnify image Photograph courtesy of Cooseman's
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