Tamopan Persimmon


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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 persimmon  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. Please see below for more information on the Tamopan persimmon tree for sale. 


Growing Considerations for Tamopan Persimmon

USDA Zones: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Uses: Fresh Eating, Desserts / Pies, Cooking / Sauces, Canning / Preserves

Harvest Period: Very Late

Low Chill: Yes

Bloom Period: Very Late

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Storage: 1-2 months

Disease Resistance: Excellent

Rootstock: Lotus

Years to Bear: 2-5 years

Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requierments: 4-8 gallons per week May through Sept.

Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)

Size supplied when shipped:   Our trees range in height 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). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2  to 3/4 inch;  *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.


Basic idea for Pruning:  Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...                                                             

 
Shipping Note:  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.

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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 01 July, 2011.