PERSIMMON - FUYU (NA)
Botanical Name: Diospyros kaki
The fruit is large and flat, orange-red in colour with a sweet, mild flavour. Semi-dwarf variety. Besides producing delicious fruit Persimmons are highly ornamental with the beautiful autumn foliage. Non astringent, so can be eaten when still hard.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Ornamental Fruit Tree (#OrnamentalFruitTree)
Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
No Leaves (Deciduous)
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Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage
April, May, June
Customer Comments on Persimmon - Fuyu (NA)
Persimmon - Fuyu (NA)
Hard to establish bare rooted in Armidale, best planted out late spring after rooting in pots. Fuyu fruit are excellent, the equal of astringent Dai Dai Maru with the advantage of being able to be eaten while firm. Very heavy crops from both. | Steve Walkden-brown - Armidale, NSW 10-Jun-2007
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Amanda19's Edible Fruits
Update: 3004 days 12hrs
What's there not to like about a Fuyu. Even kids like them!
I think it may be a bit to harsh for them here though.
Fruited 1st season in (was an advanced plant ) They got really sunburnt though.
In the Biolytix zone.
Nov 2010: still struggling with this one. Flowerd well and aborted all the fruit. I think it hates it here :(
Feb 2011: The hottest summer ever - and the tree a matter of weeks away from dying... :(
Fruiting Months January
Height 2 metres
Growing: In the Ground
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Water Given in: Spring
Pollination: Self Pollination
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