Persimmon - Izu (NA)

Diospyros kaki

Izu Persimmon split in half showing the seed and flesh texture along with the whole fruit in the background

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The earliest maturing of the non-astringent varieties. The medium-sized fruit has a burnt orange skin and soft flesh with a good amount of syrup. The flavour is very good. The tree has slightly dwarfing characteristics. Set a good crop.180-200 gms.


Specifications of Persimmon - Izu (NA)

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

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 February, March, April

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Persimmon - Izu (NA) Reviews & Tips

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Brian Macbeth
7y ago

Nunderi, NSW, Australia

Persimmon - Izu (NA)

The dried leaves make a refreshing fruity tea and the fruit makes great vinegar, both are widely used in Japan

★★★★★ 11y ago

Wongawallan,, Qld, Australia

Fruit weigh 183 g and taste deliciously  sweet hard or soft

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