This improved variety originally from Afghanistan also known as Russian-Turk is cold hardy for a pomegranate. It has survived temperatures of -6F. It has very large fruit and many of the desirable characteristics of the 'Wonderful' variety but it is more cold hardy. It makes a beautiful deciduous small tree or shrub. Produces beautiful red flowers in summer and delicious red fruit in early fall.
Self-pollinating. Average mature height: 10 feet. Soil: Average watering needs. Light: Full to part sun. Zones: 7 - 11 or possibly zone 6. Can be grown indoors.