Persimmon, 'Yates'

Persimmon, 'Yates'

$ 45.00

Diospyros virginiana 'Yates'

Variety description: V
ery large fruits for a native persimmon,  reported up to 2.5" in diameter. Ripening late August- September. Very productive. Self fertile. Discovered by Ed Yates of Cincinnati, OH. Yates won first place at the Mitchell Persimmon Festival in 1983. 

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, about 2' tall with a well developed root system. Will likely produce fruit in 4-6 years if given good care.

When we ship: Available for LATE SUMMER OR FALL 2018 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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