Cricket Hill Garden

Persimmon, '100-46'

$ 38

Diospyros virginiana

Variety description: This cultivar is one of the finest crosses to result form the American persimmon breeding work by Jerry Lehman of Terra Haute, Indiana. This early to mid-season ripening cultivar. Large fruit has a reddish orange blush and an excellent sweet flavor. Trees bear heavy crops. The pulp of the ripe fruit is recommended use in puddings, cookies and breads. Partially self-fertile female tree will produce seedless fruit without a male pollinator.

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, about 1-2' tall with a well developed root system. Will likely produce fruit in 2-4 years if given good care.

When we ship:  FALL 2022. Ordering for this tree will open in late spring 2022. If you would like an email notification for when this tree is back in stock, please sign up with the button below.

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