Cricket Hill Garden

Persimmon, 'John Rick'

$ 35

Diospyros virginiana 'John Rick'

Variety description: 
Sweet, rich flavor and firm texture when ripe. Large fruit (1½” – 2″), orange with a reddish blush. A seedling of the cultivar 'Killen.'

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: Grafted tree, 1' tall with a well developed root system. 

When we ship: Available for late summer / early fall 2020. We will begin shipping in mid-September. 

Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to California.

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