Cricket Hill Garden

Persimmon, 'Evelyn'

$ 35

Diospyros virginiana 'Evelyn'

Variety description: John Gordon introduction from 
North Tonowonda, NY. Very large (1.5 – 1.8″), sweet, deep orange, usually seedless fruit. Ripens mid-September to late October, sets very heavy crops. 

Site requirements: Persimmons grow best in a full sun location with fertile, well-drained soil. They are quite adaptable and will grow in poor, dry soils, though such conditions are far from ideal.

Size at maturity: With pruning, trees can be maintained at 15-20'.

Pests and diseases: None of concern.

Hardiness: Will grow in USDA zones 5-9.

Plant size: Tree, 2-3' tall with a well developed root system. 

When we ship: Available for early fall 2020 shipping. Order early and reserve.

Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to California.

Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.

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