Fuyu-Gaki Persimmon

$34.95

Fuyu-Gaki Persimmon. The most widely planted cultivar in the world. When fully ripe, this fruit turns a crimson red with a blue blush. An excellent variety in all respects and is the favorite commercial cultivar in Japan.
The standard by which all Kaki are measured.

Height 15' - 20'
Spread 15'
Tree Form Central Leader
USDA Zone 7 - 10
Blooms May - June
Drops Fruit or Nuts September - October
Soil Adapted to upland, well drained, sandy clay or loam
Soil pH 6.0 - 7.0
Light requirements Full Sun
Pollination Self-pollinating
Suggested Pollinators Oriental Persimmon

Spacing 25' - 40'
Pruning Most persimmon trees require minimal 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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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. Our trees are container grown in root-enhancing pots, ensuring healthy root systems and much better success upon planting. We ship you the same trees we ship to garden centers and nurseries. 

Alachua, FL

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