Tamopan Persimmon is golden red, tender, juicy persimmon with a distinctive acorn shape. Fruit is very large with a distinctive acorn shape and thick skin; can be eaten with a spoon from the half shell like an avocado. Tamopan flesh is very sweet and of the astringent type (should be eaten when jelly soft to the touch) and is excellent for cooking and baking. Self-fertile.
Growing Considerations for Tamopan Persimmon
USDA Zone: 7,8,9,10
Pollinate with one of the following: Self-Fertile
Mature Size: 14-16 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree
Recommended Spacing: 14-16 ft. summer pruned 8 ft.spacing
Ripens: Late November into December
Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Years to bear: 1-3 years
Shape when shipped: Whip (no branching)
*Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 5/8 inch caliper (width around trunk) 5-8 ft. in field (trimmed to 4-5 ft. when shipped)
*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.
Note on Shipping:
Our persimmon trees 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 so you'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.
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