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pomegranites in tucson?

Guenevere Nov 3, 2011 12:43 PM

where can I buy large quantities for a good price? we eat about 20 a week.

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    IowaBoy Nov 3, 2011 09:59 PM

    Assuming you have already considered Sprouts, Sunflower, etc. If you are looking to buy .wholesale, you probably don't qualify. I'm sorry, but that is the best I can do as a new resident.

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      bitchincook Nov 4, 2011 11:46 AM

      They are on sale this week at Safeway for $2 each, though I'm not sure what you would consider a good price.

      1. mrbigshotno.1 Nov 5, 2011 01:47 PM

        If you eat that many, grow your own, the bushes thrive in Tucson. Dad had three bushes in our yard back in the '50's & '60's, I can't believe what they cost nowadays, my brother and I would get spankings from our mom because we would throw them at each other and stain our clothes. Good old days.

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          Guenevere Nov 5, 2011 05:28 PM

          We planted one last year but are waiting for the harvest. Last year we found some at costco for under a dollar each.

        2. EWSflash Nov 5, 2011 07:50 PM

          I'd recommend sunflower or Trader Joe's. And tend your tree well. They're tough trees, but respond beautifully to water and fertilizer. And look out for those damned leaf-footed bugs, they'll ruin your whole crop, but there are biological controls you can use.

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