Fruit trees are used in all sorts of places, as both food source and decorative tree. Sadly many Melbourne councils have restrictions on growing fruit trees in public places – apparently the dropped fruit can rot and/or attract rodents and become a health hazard.
Suzhou museum in China, on the other hand has a number of pomegranates residing happily in it’s grounds.
Interestingly although the pomegranate is not native to China it has been cultivated there for over 1,000 years and was traditionally thought to be associated with fertility.
I wonder who gets to eat the fruit……