Kaj-acik-anori -Cold Hardy Pomegranates
Kaj-acik-anor (Cray-a-keek-a-nor) (aka Russian number 9) pomegranate is a Uzbek-Tadzhik variety. It was one of the more successful “Russian” varieties at the Ponder Farm planting conducted by the University of Georgia in the 1970’s. One of the most cold hardy varieties, it is known for it’s heavy production in humid climates. Fruit is 16% sugar with a nice acid balance, making it one of the best tasting pomegranates. Ripens mid to September to mid October. Self-fertile. Zones 7b-10a.