The Pomegranate Orchard is Blooming & Fruiting!

We have over 100 Pomegranate trees at The Holler. They are blooming and forming fruit now and I thought you might like to see some photos of the process. These are the initial flowers.

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You can see the pomegranate starting to form at the base of this one.

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Our pomegranates are organic and haven’t been touched by insecticides for at least ten years. Here’s a bug to prove it!

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As a matter of fact, when we moved in, the builder had mowed down all the pomegranates, so we didn’t know we had any. Pomegranates share a common root system, and are a very hardy tree, so they just grew back, bringing up more trees with them. So, surprise, we now have a large orchard!

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Flowers and newly forming fruit as it appears on the trees.

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Here are some juvenile fruit, about as big as my first thumb knuckle.

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