Nikitski-ranni-Cold Hardy Pomegranates
Nikitski-ranni (aka Russian number 19) Found to be one of the more successful “Russian” varieties, at the University of Georgia’s Ponder Farm. Nikitski-ranni is rated as one of the best tasting pomegranates grown in the humid south. The large light pink fruit are up to 6 inches in size, with deep red arils. The fruit resists cracking and has a wonderful sweet/tart balance of flavor. Ripening season begins in early mid September and lasts through mid October. Self-fertile. Zones 7-10A.