Very ripe and ready American Persimmon Four Fruit displayed

(1/3) Very ripe and ready American Persimmon Four Fruit displayed

Four Persimmons with one cut open showing the very gooey jam like flesh and seed consistency

(2/3) Four Persimmons with one cut open showing the very gooey jam like flesh and seed consistency

Close up of just one American persimmon fruit showing the gooey flesh and seed size and consistency throughout the flesh

(3/3) Close up of just one American persimmon fruit showing the gooey flesh and seed size and consistency throughout the flesh

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Persimmon - American (Seedling)

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A round, orange fruit very similar to the Oriental persimmon. When unripe, it is astringent but turns a lusciously sweet and soft texture when ripe. A smaller fruit, with a few seeds it requires a male and a female tree for fruit production. The trees are... Read More
Other Names: Common Persimmon, Possum apples

$19.90 ($19.90-$49.00 choose a size)

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Specifications of Persimmon - American (Seedling)

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 3 Plants (Male and Female)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes, Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 4-5 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June

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Persimmon - American (Seedling) Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Jo
★★★★★ 8months ago

NOARLUNGA CENTRE, SA

Persimmon - American (Seedling)

I bought this persimmon on an impulse when I bought a Fuyu. I only bought one as I'm interested in this one as an ornamental (at this stage) rather than for fruit. It has grown wonderfully so far but still only very small

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