Pomegranate – is a green tree, in height from four to ten meters. Some varieties of pomegranate may be in the form of a large bush. Pomegranate pleases the eye with incredibly beautiful long leaves and large ruby red fruits. In addition, the juice of the berries has also useful properties – it purifies the blood.
Pomegranate usually begins to bear fruit in the first year of planting. Flowering pomegranate produces fruit in 5-7 years after planting. This period of the dwarf pomegranate is much shorter – it begins to bear about in the third year. Pomegranate often covered with a fairly abundant flowering. The first flowers begin to bloom in spring, and the process is terminated in late autumn. Pomegranate has large flowers, resembling pitcher. The purple petals of pomegranate impress with its brightness and saturation.
A large pomegranate tree produces about 50-60 kilograms of juicy fruits. Of course, the decorative species cannot please us so impressive fecundity, but it is another task – to caress our opinion and complement the interior.
There are cases when room pomegranate does not bloom. Despite the overall simplicity plant needs conditions close to natural. To grenades began to blossom, it must be in bright light, direct sunlight will also please your room pomegranate.
The tree likes a rich, but at the same time uniform watering. And on hot summer days, besides the simple irrigation, it will need a daily spraying of leaves. If you will follow these simple guidelines there no longer will be the question "Why does not bloom grenades?" before you.
This tree can tolerate not very big frost, so as soon as the warm days of spring begin you can safely pass it under the open sky and bring back to house around September-October. The ideal lighting for pomegranate – is penumbra.
The soil in which your wonderful tree grows has a great importance. An excellent basis for pomegranate will be taken in equal amounts substrate (mixture) of compost, sand, turf-leaf soil and peat. Many growers are assured that it is possible to halve the ratio of humus – the plant does not become worser.
In addition, the tree will say thank you very much for competent and regular feeding. Nitrogen-phosphorus fertilizer is appropriate for spring and early summer, but the fertilizer with a high amount of potassium is suitable for the end of the summer season.
Forming crown during the growing season can interfere pomegranate`s flowering, because there`re flowers forms at the ends of shoots. But the pomegranate, which was planted in the open field, has its own peculiarities of care, because to survive the winter is becoming more complicated for this plant than for the room "inhabitant". In this form garnet is grown on the principle of covered grapes.
It is important, in this case, the pomegranate shelter during the cold season. Some gardeners recommend a harbor-winding insulation with wool. At the same time, it`s not recommended leave grenades without shelter immediately on the arrival of spring. Best of all is "to open" pomegranate in the middle of the May. As soon as you give a long-awaited freedom to the plant, it must be filled with water, especially if there is dry weather outside.
With the joint organization of the Azerbaijan Republic Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Goychay`s district executive power, there is the traditional Feast of garnet (Azeri. Nar bayramı) in the days of gathering this fruit, every year in the traditional center of pomegranates - Goychay city. It dates back to 2006 and is held from October 26 to November 7.
To participate in the celebrations there representatives of government agencies, the Milli Majlis, the diplomatic community, guests from neighboring areas, and representatives of the district public which warmly received by residents come into the district. It should be noted that the city is preparing for the holiday. There`re a lot of work on landscaping, parks, gardens and streets festively decoration.
The festivities begin with the laying of wreaths at the monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev in the park and there are performances of local authorities’ heads and visiting guests, who congratulates the people of the district on the occasion of pomegranate and talk about the economic, social, cultural and moral significance of such events. Then guests visit the museum of H.Aliyev, health center and other local attractions.
Main holiday platform – is garnet fair, which is held in the center of the city, and where all the participants of the event can go, try a wonderful pomegranate juice, produced by LLC "Goychay-cognac" at Goychay plant foodstuff, and learn a lot of useful information about the role of garnet in various diseases` treatment.
There are performances of athletes, folk groups, song and dance ensemble as well as various competitions with the awarding of prizes in the park of Heydar Aliyev. In the evening on the main square area pomegranate festival completes by a magnificent concert with the participation of artists of the republic and the firework.
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