What is pomegranate?
We all love a variety of exotic fruits and berries. Often they have an unusual and original taste, so they are used in many recipes and are served to the table as separate dishes. One of these healthy and tasty "delicacies" is a pomegranate, few people have ever tried it at least once in their life. There is a pomegranate can be cut into slices and taking out seeds, in addition, the seeds can be used for salads. It is also worth noting that it makes a very useful juice, which has a lot of vitamins and macronutrients.
What is a pomegranate and how does it grow?
Pomegranate is a rather large fruit, which is actually a berry. It has a bright sweet-sour taste and contains from 400 to 700 seeds, which are eaten. They are divided into segments by thin white films (membranes). Each seed is surrounded by bright red pulp, which has a smooth surface.
The mature fruit has a rather thin peel of pinkish or red shades. The top of the berry crowns the original sepal in the shape of a crown.Primarily, pomegranate is useful in vitamins B, PP, B6, C, as well as provitamin A, folacin and pantothenic acid.
Pomegranate grows in the form of shrubs or small trees. It has a medium-sized, shiny, oblong leaves with a leathery texture. Pomegranate flowers can be white, yellow or purple. This plant blooms in May-June (depending on the region), and bears fruit in September or October.