Pomegranate Las Vegas Review-Journal: Unripe poms have more of a near-perfect sphere shape.
Check their color. Almost everything about a pomegranate distinguishes it from other fruits. Andrews received formal training at Le Cordon Bleu.
In addition to their exotic, one-of-a-kind taste, pomegranates Punica granatum , which thrive in U. Guide to Wine Country Green State: Home Guides SF Gate. Check the rinds for splits. Pomegranates California Rare Fruit Growers: Andrews, A.
Punica L. A ripe pom's skin splits open when rained on or exposed to rapid changes in humidity. Tap it with your finger. Although poms slide away easily when ripe, always harvest them by cutting them from the tree, leaving as little stem as possible.
Home Guides Garden Garden Care. The same qualities that set poms apart, however, also make their ripeness difficult to determine. Punica Granatum. About the Author A.
Harvest the pomegranate tree when the first fruit splits, even if it the date falls prior to the expected harvest date.
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