Deer Magnet Persimmon (Late Drop)
USDA Zone Shipment timing:
Plant Zones 6: Late September
Plant Zones 7-8: October – November
Plant Zones 8-9: November – late November
For more information see the Ordering & Shipping section below.
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. Cold hardy to USDA plant Zones 6-9.
|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||Requires Pollinator. Plant at LEAST two trees for pollination; however, each additional tree will increase pollination for better mast production|
|Suggested Pollinators||Deer Candy Persimmon, Deer Magnet Persimmon, or Native 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.|
At Chestnut Hill Outdoors, we’ve been shipping mail order trees for over 30 years. We’re experts at delivering healthy trees to your doorstep. All of our trees are container grown in root-enhancing pots, ensuring healthy root systems and much better success upon planting.
In Spring we ship bare-root, dormant trees. All plants are dipped in a root gel before shipping and wrapped in plastic to retain moisture.
Spring: All trees are shipped bare-root.
Fall: All trees are shipped in containers.
- Deer Magnet Persimmon- Size shipped: 12 – 24 inches
For more information, visit our Ordering & Shipping Page.