Deer Magnet Persimmon (Late Drop)

Diospyros virginiana

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The Deer Magnet grafted American female persimmon! Deer will find these trees and bucks will guard them to protect this special food supply. They love the sweet nutty flavor. The Deer Magnet Persimmon ripens late, and drops its fruit very late in October through December, depending on the USDA zone and climate where planted.
Grafted female American persimmons will bear fruit in 2-3 years depending on care and climate they receive. Medium sized persimmon, 1.25-1.5″ long. Heavy bearer.

Height 30' - 50'
Spread 20' - 35'
Tree Form Central Leader
USDA Zone 6 - 9
Blooms May - June
Drops Fruit or Nuts October - November
Soil Adapted to upland, well drained, sandy clay or loam. Can handle wet soil only when seasonal and well drained
Soil pH 6.0 - 7.0
Light requirements Full Sun
Pollination Needs pollinator
Suggested Pollinators American Persimmon

Spacing 40' - 50'
Pruning Most persimmon trees require little pruning, especially once they’re bearing fruits. Pruning is usually restricted to controlling the tree’s size or removing dead, diseased, and damaged branches. Prune any suckers that develop.
Fertilization It is not recommended to fertilize trees at the time of planting or young trees. Excessive fertilizing may cause premature fruit drop. Apply a balanced slow release fertilizer after the tree is established and begins to break dormancy in spring.
Watering Newly planted trees should be watered regularly. This is the most critical step in the establishment of your new trees. Please see the Watering section under "How to plant and grow" in our Learning Center.

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