Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Pomegranate cultivar Linda

This chance seedling is from the farm of Harvey Correia in Isleton. He grows various excellent cultivars of pomegranates, and he suspects that this tree is a seedling of one of them. The fruits are medium to large in size, very dark. The arils are very large and dark with soft seeds.  The seeds seem to be softer than Desertnyi's seeds. The flavor reminds me of Desertnyi, but a bit sweeter, like a cross with Vina. Overall, an excellent accession, and I am planning to make a tree for myself.



1 comment:

  1. Glad you had a chance to evaluate it and like it. Linda is "beautiful" in Spanish and I named it after my beautiful wife.

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