What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.Pomegranate Fruit Split

Anonymous added on April 1, 2014 | Answered

Why does my pomegranate tree have large fruit that splits open before they get ripe?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 1, 2014

Citrus, or any, fruit cracking is caused by an uneven or irregular watering, such as when you have a drought and then suddenly you get an abundance of rain. This moisture causes the skin to swell and eventually crack or split open. This article for cracking oranges (which is similar in cause, effect, and treatment) should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/oranges/oranges-splitting.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert