Christina Pomegranate – Local Find!
Christina pomegranate was found growing in Port St. Joe, Florida by Bill Mahan the IFAS County Extension Director in Franklin County Florida. Named after his former wife, Christine, it is a beautiful, deep red-skinned pomegranate, with pale pink seeds. Very juicy. One of the few we have seen to bear heavily in the humid South. Very cold hardy. Ripens late August through September. Zones 8B-10. Grow in containers in northern climates.