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, 1-2' tall with a well developed root system.
When we ship: Available for Spring 2020. Order early and reserve.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to California.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.