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Lisle, IL
(Zone 5a)

April 23, 2012
8:31 PM

Post #9095331

This is my 1st attempt at growing pomegranate and the plant is blooming, but the blossoms are dropping off without setting any fruit; is there something I should be doing that will prevent this, or is this common for the first year?
San Marcos, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 24, 2012
8:25 AM

Post #9095854

It is common the first few years in my area.

Lisle, IL
(Zone 5a)

April 24, 2012
9:16 AM

Post #9095914

Thanks juju, guess they're like most fruit, you have to wait a few years before production ramps up.
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)

December 13, 2012
10:59 AM

Post #9357328

Had my first few fruits from a Russian pomegranate planted 2 years ago in zone 7a! Most early blossoms were male and dropped, later in the spring it set a few fruit. i expect a lot more fruit next year as the plants grew like weeds this year. they were delicious.

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