Persimmon - Fuyu

KNOWN FOR:​​

  • Amazingly sweet

  • hints of honey & mango

  • Most popular persimmon in the world

  • Low chill

  • Suitable for containers

SIZE:

  • 15'Hx12'W

PH Range:

  • 6.0-7.5

Zone:

  • 8-11 cold tolerant down to 32° degrees when young. Mature trees hardy to 25°degrees

APPEARANCE:

  • Foliage - Green 

  • Flower - Green/Yellow

  • Fruit - Orange

EXPOSURE:

  • Partial shade to full sun

Notes:

  • Plant in sandy, loamy soil

  • Needs 100-200 hours of chill time

  • Harvest Oct. -Nov.

Feed:

  • 10-10-10, or 10-20-20

  • Spread 1 lb. per inch of trunk diameter

General Information:

The persimmon is the edible fruit of a number of species of trees in the genus Diospyros. The most widely cultivated of these is the Asian or Japanese persimmon, Diospyros kaki. Diospyros is in the family Ebenaceae, and a number of non-persimmon species of the genus are grown for ebony timber.

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Care Sheet:

Fuyu Persimmon

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