The Grenada Pomegranate is bud sport of a Wonderful pomegranate- A bud sport is the natural mutation that occurs in a single branch in a tree. This favorable bud sport produced pomegranates that have a deeper red color and slightly sweeter flavor. The other advantage is it ripens up to a full month before Wonderful variety making it an excellent choice for climates that don’t get enough sun to ripen other pomegranate varieties! Hardy to zone 8. Self-fertile.