How to propagate Pomegranate 'Kesar'
Make 25-50 cm hardwood cuttings from one-year-old wood or suckers and plant directly or transplant after a year with bare roots.
Remove pulp and place seeds on foil or in a plastic bag to add warmth. Keep moist by placing cotton wool or wet cloth over the seed. They should germinate in 30-40 days. Repot into pots.
Air layer parent plants and transplant suckers.
Special features of Pomegranate 'Kesar'
The plant is drought-tolerant and can be affected by root rot if they receive too much water.
Pomegranates can be shaped and clipped and grown into hedges.
Other uses of Pomegranate 'Kesar'
Anti-fungal, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. The red flesh around pips are filled with antocyanins and the fruit is high in fiber. It is filled with vitamins and minerals to keep healthy.
The fruits and seeds are edible. The seeds are used in cooking, baking, as garnishes, juice, smoothies, and alcoholic beverages.