Pomegranate | Ben Hur is
Pomegranate | Ben Hur is
Pomegranate | Ben Hur is
Pomegranate | Ben Hur is
Pomegranate | Ben Hur is
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Pomegranate | Ben Hur is

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$29.50
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$29.50
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Ben Hur is a very special variety of Pomegranate that produces fruit that can weigh between 1-1.5kg. The fruit is sweet and juicy and a deep bright red. It is an increasingly popular variety with home gardeners. 

The trees are pot-friendly and deciduous or semi-deciduous (depending on variety) and climate. Once established they are an attractive, bushy and hardy tree with beautiful red flowers.

The fruit are very versatile and can be juiced, you can sprinkle seeds in salads, over desserts or over BBQ meat dishes, - or eat them fresh from the tree. 

PBR applies. 

Please contact us if you have any questions about buying this fruit tree.

Tree Specifications

Scientific Name
Punica Granatum 'Ben Hur'
Fruiting Months
February, March, April, May (calendar)
Purchase Height
1-2 feet
Maximum Height
2 - 4 metres (comfortably kept pruned to 2 metres)
Self-Pollinating
Yes

Tree Options / Variations

We may stock our fruit trees in a variety of options. In general, the advanced and extra-advanced trees are taller and more mature than the standard trees and will likely start fruiting sooner. If you have any questions about which is the best option for you, please contact us to discuss.

Most dwarf fruit trees are pot-friendly and can comfortably be kept to a size that suits smaller spaces like courtyards, balconies and verandas and planted out into smaller spaces.

Top Tips for Planting

  • Plant in full sun
  • Requires well drained soil with plenty of organic matter

Top Tips for Growing

  • Regular watering required whilst becoming established
  • Keep pruned to the size and shape that best suits your space

FAQs

Is it suitable for growing in pots?

Absolutely! Pomegrates grow well in a large pot and can be kept pruned to 2 metres.

How much water does it require?

Pomegranates will require regular watering whilst they are becoming established. When mature they are well-known for having fairly low water requirements. 

When will it start fruiting?

Fruiting will start in around 2-3 years after planting. 

Delivery Information

Please contact us if you would like to discuss delivery options. There is a minimum order requirement of $65 and delivery charges apply. Alternatively, order online and come and collect from us. See our Collection and Delivery Policy (Shipping Policy) for more information.


Fruit Trees make Great Gifts!

How about giving a Fruit Tree for someone's birthday or special occasion?

For something extra special, you can choose a tree that will bear fruit around that time.

Check out our Fruiting Calendar to find the perfect variety.

Not sure what to choose? Consider a gift card.