Pomegranate: New Method for Plantation
In this post, we will know about Pomegranate and its amazing benefit
- About Pomegranate
- Perfect methods to grow
- Best caring tips
- Fruits season
- Top 6 benefits
About Pomegranate: Pomegranate is one of the best fruit for your health because it contains lots of potassium, fibre and sodium and contains lots of vitamin C, K, and E. Pomegranate have many verities like Bhagava, Ganesh & Kandhari…Etc. Pomegranate is red in appearance with a round shape. This fruit is easily available at the fruit shop at a price of 150 to 400 rupees.
Pomegranate Plants are deciduous shrubs and grow up to 7 to 15 feet. Leaves are small with serrate shapes, and the leaves are green in colour, growing up to 3 to 5 inches. Red flowers bloom on the plant, which is beautiful and gives a fragrance smell.
The best variety of pomegranates is Bhagava because it has large fruits and is also very sweet. The scientific name of the Pomegranate is Punica granatum, and it comes with the Lythraceae family.
Perfect Methods to Grow: To grow pomegranates at home, there are two methods to grow Pomegranate. These methods also work in a flower pot or in your garden. If you want the best result, choose a garden site. Pomegranate easily grows in garden soil, but it takes lots of time to seedling. For the fastest development, make your soil well-drained. One way is by using seeds, and another is by using grafts.
- This post shows you, How to plant seeds. Take a ripe pomegranate and take out the seeds. Now remove the pulpy part from the seeds and clean the seeds and dry them in the sunlight for 2 to 3 days.
How To Make Best Soil Potting & Plantation
For making a soil mixture, take well-drained garden soil (50%), vermicompost (30%), and river sand (20%). Mix it well and remove all small stones and pebbles. Before germination, take a small flower pot (size should be 4 to 7 inches). Fill the soil mixture (80%) into the flower pot and spray some water (remove the soil air). Please take out the pomegranate seeds and sprinkle them on the soil mixture. Cover the seeds with soil and give water properly.
After all, keep the pot in an indoor location or semi-shaded area. Within 15 to 20 days, germination starts from the seeds, tiny branches appear from the seeds, and the germination colour is green.
Remember: USDA hardiness zone should be 6 to 10. In a flowerpot, make sure drainage holes are available or not. If there are no holes at the surface then make 5 to 9 holes (Drainage holes are necessary). Cover the holes with a grenade or stones. Use a ceramic flower pot.
Transplantation: Transplantation is necessary for best growth. If the plants grow up to 3 to 4 inches with 4 to 5 leaves, then it’s time to transplant them with a separate flower pot. For best results, use garden soil with cow dung or cocopeat. If the plants grow up to 2 to 3 feet, give some support. Keep the plants in full sunlight.
Top 3 Caring Tips :
Watering: Don’t overwater. Maintain moisture in the soil potting (summer season & winter season). To check the soil moisture, touch the topsoil with your hand. Before germination, give water twice a week. After germination, maintain moisture in the soil. Always use a water gun.
Temperature: Maintaining the temperature is very important for the plant. If the temperature is not well, then many plants do not survive. Keep the plants in full sunlight for at least 5 to 6 hours during the summer season & 8 to 10 hours during the winter season. Always save the plants from heavy temperatures (above 35°C) and heavy rain.
Always use the best fertilizer for the best growth. For pomegranate plants, use Neem Khal or Cow dung. Give fertilizer to the plant after 15 to 20 days. After fertilization, give water properly.
Fruits Season: After 3 to 4 months, flowers start blooming on the plants, and after that, small fruit starts. Initially, these fruits are green in colour. Over time, these fruits grow up to 3 to 4 inches with a round shape, and the fruit colour turns green to red.
Top 6 Benefits: There are lots of benefits of pomegranate but the top 6 benefits are beneficial for your health:
- Control blood pressure.
- Fight against joint pain.
- It is also used to improve erectile dysfunction.
- Improve brainpower.
- It is used to improve heart problems.
- It contains vitamin C, K & E.
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