The Fuyu persimmon is shiny red-orange large flattened fruit with light orange, firm, crunchy, non- astringent sweet flesh. Unless planted with another variety the fruit is seedless because there are no male flowers. Fuyu persimmon can be peeled and eaten like an apple. Better for cool summer climates than Hachiya.
Growing Considerations for Fuyu Persimmon
USDA Zones: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Bloom Period: Very Late
Harvest Period: Late
Low Chill: Yes
Storage: 1-2 months
Uses: Fresh Eating, Desserts / Pies, Cooking / Sauces, Canning / Preserves
Disease Resistance: Excellent
Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile
Years to Bear: 2-5 years
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)
Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.
Water Requierments: 4-8 gallons per week May through Sept.
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 3/4 inch caliper*; Trees range from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs).
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions
. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits