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Where to Buy Our Fruit Trees, Vines and Berries

Although Four Winds fruit trees, vines and berries cannot be purchased online (coming soon!), they are available from your local California nurseries and garden centers.
Arrived in Excellent Shape

“I was very pleased with the Murcott when I opened that box (you guys sure have the packaging thing down!!!), but I must say, the Dancy and Clementine trees were absolutely outstanding both in their foliage and their structure. Like perfect mini-trees!”

Jim Andersen
Honolulu, Hawaii

Pomegranates

Ambrosia

Fantastically huge fruits: up to three times the size of Wonderful. Pale pink skin, purple sweet-tart juice, similar to Wonderful. Long-lived, any soil. Inland or coastal climate. 150 hours. Self-fruitful.

wonderful1_smWonderful

Large, purple-red fruit with delicious, tangy flavor. Best quality in hot inland climate. Gaudy red-orange bloom, ornamental foliage. Long-lived, any soil. 150 hours. Self-fruitful.

sweet_smSweet

Very sweet, virtually seedless fruit. (Even immature fruits are sweet.) Red skin, clear (non- staining) juice. Harvest late summer through fall. Coast or inland. 8-10 ft. arching shrub, or train as tree or espalier. Large, showy, orange-red flowers. 150 hours. Self-fruitful.

eversweet_smEversweet

Very sweet, virtually seedless fruit. (Even immature fruits are sweet.) Red skin, clear (non- staining) juice. Harvest late summer through fall. Coast or inland. 8-10 ft. arching shrub, or train as tree or espalier. Large, showy, orange-red flowers. 150 hours. Self-fruitful. Pat. No. 5418

garnet_sash_smGarnet Sash

Vigorous tree sets big crops of large, dark red fruit with deep-red, partially edible sweet-tart seeds. Can be grown as a shrub or tree and kept any height by summer pruning. Eat fresh or use in cooking. Excellent source of antioxidants. Requires 150-200 chill hours. Self fruitful.

kashmir_blend_smKashmir Blend

Medium size pomegranate with light pink-red exterior. Ruby red seeds have intense flavor with no overbearing acidic taste. Tree has a slightly spreading growth habit and can also be grown as a shrub. Keep any height with summer pruning. Excellent source of antioxidants- eat fresh or use in cooking. Requires 150-200 chill hours. Self fruitful.

pink_satin_smPink Satin

Medium to large size, bright red fruit with small, light-pink edible seeds. Light-colored juice is non-staining, with a sweet, fruit-punch flavor. Tree is vigorous and can also be grown as a shrub. Eat fresh, juice or use in salads. Excellent source of antioxidants. Chill requirement 150-200 hours. Self fruitful.

red_silk_smRed Silk

Medium to large size fruit with a pinkish-red exterior. Firm yet edible seeds have a sweet berry flavor and a great acid/sugar balance. Naturally semi-dwarf tree has a slightly-spreading grown habit and sets large crops. Grow as a tree or shrub and keep any height by summer pruning. Excellent source of antioxidants. Eat fresh or use in cooking. 150-200 hours Self fruitful.

sharp_velvet_smSharp Velvet

Large sized pomegranate with a very appealing, unique refreshing flavor. Fruit has a dark red exterior and dark seeds, the color of crushed-red velvet. Upright growing tree sets huge crops of highly ornamental fruit and can be kept any height with summer pruning. Eat fresh or use in cooking. An excellent source of antioxidants. Requires 150-200 chill hours. Self-fruitful.

Parfianka

Wolfskill-Dr. Levin selection.  Large red fruit is sweet with a hint of acidity.  Arils are red with very small edible seeds.  Vigorous upgright plant sets a heavy crop dependably.  Maintain at any height with summer pruning.  Always receives the highest praise for overall flavor.  Great for juicing or eating fresh.  150-200 chililng hours.  Self fruitful.  READY LATE SUMMER.

Gissarskii Rosovyi

Wolfskill-Dr. Levin selection.  Large fruit, light pink skin, soft seeded pink arils.  Less acidity than Wonderful; sweetness is more evident.  Self fruitful. READY LATE SUMMER.

Kar Gul

Wolfskill-Dr. Levin selection.  Deep red skinned fruit with dark red, hard seeded arils.  This variety is of interest to collectors (not a commercial selection) Self fruitful. READY LATE SUMMER.

Sirenevyl

Dr. Levin selection.  Orange-red color with dark red arils.  Large size, sweet, low acid

Pomegranate Care

Pomegranates are easy to grow. They do not need much water or fertilizer. Pomegranates are naturally adapted to regions with cool winters and hot summers, perfect for California gardens! Pomegranates can be kept to 6' tall with regular pruning in mid-summer. Fruit can be stored in cool, dry place for up to 3 months. Fruit is eaten fresh, used in salads, salsas and preserves. They are high in antioxidants and vitamin C.

Planting
Plant pomegranates in the warmest and sunniest spot available. With full sun exposure, more fruit will be produced, but trees will also tolerate part shade. Well drained garden soil is preferable, but pomegranate trees will also thrive in gravel, acidic loam or calcareous soils. 

Watering
New plantings need sufficient water to thrive and get established. Thereafter established pomegranates only need watering about once every 2-3 weeks during the dry season. Soils with ample organic matter have better water holding capacity.

Pruning
Pomegranates can be pruned as a shrub or a tree. For tree shape,

when it reaches 2 feet tall the young tree should be cut back to the point where only 4 or 5 shoots are allowed to develop, taking care to maintain a balanced form. Remove suckers and unwanted shoots as they appear. If selected branches are about a foot from the ground the resulting tree will have a short and well defined trunk. Fruits are produced on new growth tips. If trees' branches are cut back annually for the first three years, selected branches will grow many side shoots, thus producing a tree with maximum fruit productivity and appealing form. After initial pruning and shaping in the first three years, only occasional suckering and dead branch removal will be necessary.

Fertilizing
Pomegranates benefit from rich fertile soils, especially during the first three seasons of growth and establishment. In the West, pomegranate groves typically receive nitrogen based fertilizer applications in spring, the first two seasons of establishment. Thereafter an annual application of compost or well rotted manure is helpful.