Cricket Hill Garden

Persimmon, 'Killen'

$ 38

Variety description: This very productive tree bears good size (1-1.5") fruit that are delicious when fully ripe. 

Renowned Connecticut horticulturalist and nurseryman Dick Jaynes told us about a towering specimen of this tree that he grafted decades ago. It crops for about two weeks beginning in mid-October.

In the presence of a male pollinator, fruits will be seeded, in the absence, seedless.

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 sites are far from ideal.

Size at maturity: With pruning, trees can be maintained at 20-25'.

Pests and diseases: None of concern in the Northeast.

Hardiness: Will grow in USDA zones 5-9.

Plant size: Grafted tree 8-10" tall with a well developed root system.

Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to California.

When we ship: Available for FALL 2021 shipping.

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