Some pomegranate trees bear fruit the first year, but with proper pruning, most begin bearing fruit at 2 1/2 to 3 years of age. Pruning the tips of branches in the first 3 years prevents fruiting, but develops more shoots and larger harvests later.
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Diane Watkins has been writing since 1984, with experience in newspaper, newsletter and web content. She writes two electronic newsletters and content around the web. Watkins has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Clemson University. She has taken graduate courses in biochemistry and education.