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Pomegranate, the fruit of the pomegranate tree (Punica granatum) is a fruit which cultivation and consumption comes from Ancient Times. Originally from Middle East and Asia Minor, the fruit was already domesticated in Iran around 2000 B.C. For the Greeks, the pomegranate was a symbol of fertility; for Jews, it symbolized the hope for a prosperous new year; but to Romans, the fruit meant order and wealth. The pomegranate tree is a tree that can reach between 5-8 m tall and fits very well to tropical and subtropical climates, being able to develop even in semi-arid climates. Pomegranate is a round berry formed by an edible red pulp and numerous seeds which spontaneously opens when it reaches maturity.