This 5-12 cm diameter fruit consists of around 600 hundred edible seeds, named arils, which range from white to deep red in color. The tree favors tropical and subtropical climates but is known to tolerate temperatures down to -10 degrees Celsius. Rich in antioxidants pomegrenates are known to strengthen the immune system, and balance cholesterol and sugar levels in the metabolism.
The skin and the arils are dark red colored. The fruit itself may weigh up to 1 kg. Hicaz has a very sweet taste.