Persimmon recomendation

treedanFebruary 14, 2014

im on the boarder of 9/10, i tryed a Persimmon and loved it. i would like to add a Persimmon to my yard, can anyone recomend a good fruiting verity foor my area and are they self polinating or do a need a second tree? thanks dan

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Tony(Zone 5. Omaha, Nebraska)

Jiro, the most productive tree in california. Seft-fertile.

Tony

This post was edited by tonytran on Sun, Feb 16, 14 at 9:06

    Bookmark   February 14, 2014 at 1:35PM
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Suzi AKA DesertDance Zone 9b

Fuyu! Self polinating. Zone 9b here. Tons of production!

    Bookmark   February 14, 2014 at 2:52PM
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greendumb

I would add Eureka to that list. Mine are from Womacks and they have several varieties and good trees. They also have a good reputation.

    Bookmark   February 14, 2014 at 5:25PM
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treedan

thankyou, next month i will be shopping for a tree at local nursry

    Bookmark   February 15, 2014 at 7:08PM
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treedan

i was at the flea market today and sw a tree labeled "south fl Persimmon" but it did not have any leafs, so i passed, do they go dormant? even down here in fl my peach/apple lose leafs in winter but im still learning about Persimmon

    Bookmark   February 16, 2014 at 11:09AM
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Suzi AKA DesertDance Zone 9b

They absolutely go dormant! Most of our other fruit trees have blossomed and are leafing out, but the persimmon is late.

    Bookmark   February 16, 2014 at 2:04PM
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treedan

thank you that helps alot

    Bookmark   February 17, 2014 at 9:41AM
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Fascist_Nation(9b)

1. If you are borderline 9b/10a in Florida I suspect your planting season started in January. Hope you can still find them at your local fruit tree nursery.

2. Assuming you want a non-astringent variety I would have suggested a grafted Giant Fuyu (Hana Fuyu). Bigger fruit. Not sure what the best graft would be in Florida.

3. My persimmons are all still dormant. In fact, the neat thing about them is you pretty much wait until the leaves fall off to harvest.

Another FL mail order I use:
http://www.chestnuthilltreefarm.com/store/c/39-Native-and-Oriental-Persimmon-Trees.aspx

Here is a link that might be useful: Florida mail order I use

    Bookmark   February 17, 2014 at 3:21PM
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