pomegranate alive?

jgchow(z9 CA)February 11, 2012

We transplanted a neglected small eversweet pomegranate tree a couple of months ago to a new location with more sun. It has not yet showed signs of life -- no sign of buds or leaves yet. When do pomegranates start budding out in Santa Clara County?

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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

Mine are still dormant here, have faith, yours should be OK. Al

    Bookmark   February 12, 2012 at 9:03AM
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Our pom just began sprouting leaves about 5 days ago.. I'm located in SoCal.. High Desert, Lancaster...

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 1:02PM
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hoosierquilt USDA 10A Sunset 23 Vista CA(10b Sunset 23)

Mine are leafing out now, but I'm MUCH warmer and milder than where you are. It's pretty hard to kill a pomegranate in California :-) Be patient, start watering and as soon as you see some leafing out, apply a light application of citrus fertilizer. My neighbor cut his pom down to the ground in hopes to stimulate it back to life last year, plus put it on a drip. It is now 10' tall. I am not joking, we were both astounded.

Patty S.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 1:19PM
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jgchow(z9 CA)

You are all right!! I was excited to see slight signs of life this weekend. There are very tiny green buds starting to show. Thanks everyone!

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 11:44PM
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