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Author Topic: when is parianka pomegranate season and how do you know when they are ready?  (Read 777 times)

boxturtle

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googled it and they say either wait until they split or hit it for metallic sound.  big and small sounds all the same???

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AndrewAZ

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I hear most varieties are not ready until late november.

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They should swell up and the skin becomes thinner and you can see the shape of the arils inside. Even then, my friend's Desertnyi in San Diego wasn't ripe. You probably have to sacrifice a few fruits to figure it out for your specific location.

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thanks all and sorry about putting this in the wrong place

Mugenia

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Normally, I'd wait until the leaves turn yellow and start falling.

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My parfiankas are pink right now. I hope they're not fakes or mislabeled palnts.

Does the fruit start out as pink colored and gradually turn blood red like yours?
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boxturtle

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they start out dark red then lighten up to light pink with a lil yellow then goes blood red......beautiful color

My parfiankas are pink right now. I hope they're not fakes or mislabeled palnts.

Does the fruit start out as pink colored and gradually turn blood red like yours?


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My friend grew a cutting of parfianka this year and it made 2 fruits. They looked ready but we tried and the one we picked was tart. I've had the fruit before and could tell it wasn't ready. That was last week in San Marino.

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I have an unknown variety, but I go by the look of the flower end of the fruit (don't know the scientific name). The drier and brittler it is, the riper the fruit. Just my observation.

 

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