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Giant Fuyu - Gosho

One of the deepest red colors of any persimmon when fully ripe, Gosho’s large fruit are roundish with flattened ends. Flesh is non-astringent, supple, juicy and even sweeter than regular Fuyu. The tree somewhat dwarf, disease resistant, and bears regularly.

Ripens in late October. Zones 8-11

Grafted  1 Yr.  5 ft.   $38.00 SOLD OUT


Fuyu

The most popular persimmon in Japan, Fuyu bears fruit that are large, reddish-orange with a flat shape. Being non-astringent, the sweet flavor and smooth texture can be enjoyed even before it is fully ripe. It will bear at a young age, and is a heavy producer so fruit thinning is usually necessary to ensure large fruit. Ripens in November. Zones 8-11

Grafted 1 Yr.  5 ft.     $38.00  SOLD OUT


Hachiya

Hachiya is a popular astringent variety because of the large deep red-orange fruit. It is sweet, flavorful, when soft-ripe. The ripened flesh is tender, juicy and sweet - great for cooking, drying and eating fresh. The tree grows vigorously. Ripens in November. Zones 8-11

Grafted 1 Yr.  5 ft.    $38.00    SOLD OUT


NATIVE SEEDLING

A favorite of wildlife and people, this fruit is the sweetest after a good frost. Grows to 25 - 50 ft. in full sun. Needs no spraying. Great for the organic gardener. A natural assortment of male and female plants is 60% female to 40%  male. Therefore, when planted in groups of four or more cross pollination usually occurs, but not guaranteed. Ripens in Nov.  Zones 5-9

Std.  1 Yr.       $9.00   SOLD OUT


Planting Information

 

A beautiful tree in its own right, Asian persimmons bear a luscious sweet fruit. Being more tropical in nature, and injured or killed below 10°F, they can be successfully grown in Zones 8-11 and with protection in lower Zone 7.  Because of this tenderness, we can not guarantee these trees above Zone 8.

 

Plant in full sun for best blooming and ripening. A wide variety of soil types are tolerated, preferring a loam soil. Not for the impatient, these trees do not leaf out until summer temperatures reach and maintain in the 90°'s. The fruit continue to ripen and become sweeter after picking. Bears in 4-7 years.

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(We cannot ship Persimmon to CA, WA or OR due to State Regulations)

 

Johnson Nursery, Inc.

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