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
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
is a popular astringent variety because of the large deep
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.
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.
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.
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.