Ganesh Bhagwa
Mridula Phule Arakta

Pomegranates have originated from Iran. Its is cultivated in Spain, Egypt, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Japan, Russia, America, and India.  Maharashtra State is the leading producer of pomegranates in India. In India more than 0.1 million hectares of area is under pomegranate cultivation presently. In Maharashtra pomegranate is cultivated in the districts of Solapur, Nasik, Ahemadnagar, Pune, Sangli, Dhule, Latur, Usmanabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Aurangabad, Beed and Satara.

Main Vaireties are Ganesh, Phule Arakta, Mridula, & Bhagwa. The fruits are available for exports mainly from July to September.