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Persimmon Chocolate

Enjoy sweet success and sweet fruits with this productive persimmon. Chocolate Persimmon bears fruits at a young age, so you'll enjoy deep orange fruits with sweet, chocolate-colored flesh sooner! The non-astringent fruits are tasty eaten fresh, baked into desserts and more. Growing 20-25 ft. tall, the tree is very ornamental. Foliage emerges lime green in the spring, turns dark green in the summer and orange in the fall. Fruits ripen in late October to early November. Requires less than 200 chill hours. Tolerant of heat and humidity. Zones 7-10.
  • Zone 7-10
  • Height 20 - 25 feet
  • Light Requirements Full Sun
  • Ship As 2-4 FT. BAREROOT
We ship this item in Spring. Cannot ship to: AE AK CO GU HI PR
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  • Botanical Name:

    Diospyros kaki

  • Height: 20 - 25 feet
  • Ship As: 2-4 FT. BAREROOT
  • Spacing: 10 - 15 feet
  • Spread: 10 - 15 feet
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Foliage Type: Lime Green in spring, Deep green in summer, orange fall color
  • Planting Instructions: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Plant at the same level it was in the nursery
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained loamy soil. Does not like wet feet.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: Prune in late winter. Prune out broken or dead branches back to the trunk. Creat a strong framework of main branches while the plant is still young.
  • Additional Information: Should be havrvested wen firm and has deep color. Will continue to ripen once picked. Non-astringent once ripe. Rich sweet flavor with a hint of fall spice not unlike nutmeg. Bright colored fruit adds color to fall landscape
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK CO GU HI PR
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