Afganski Pomegranate – Consistent fruiter!
Afganski (aka Russian #26) produces large, sweet-tart fruit with robust flavor. It was one of the more successful “Russian” varieties at the Ponder Farm planting conducted by the University of Georgia in the 1970’s. It was found to be the one of the leading varieties that adapted well to the Southeast. Afganski has proven to be a consistent fruiting pomegranate for in the humid south. Cold hardy and excellent flavor. Fruit ripens September. Zones 7-9.