Meader persimmon grafted?

chervil2(z5 MA)June 30, 2012

I have an established Meader persimmon that sends up many suckers within a 20 foot radius. One five year old sucker flowered this year and none of the fruit developed. The parent plant self-pollinates and always has a heavy fruit load. The foliage of the sucker is smaller than the parent as well. Does anyone know the identity of the Meader root stock?

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Tony(Zone 5. Omaha, Nebraska)

The meader was grafted on a native American persimmon rootstock. With the small leaf probably a 60 chromosomes type from my guess. You can bark graft a bunch of different varieties to those rootstocks.

Tony

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