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 and November.
Grafted female American persimmons will bear fruit in 2-3 years depending on care and climate they recieve. Medium sized persimmon, 1.25-1.5" long. Heavy bearer.
Ripens very late and drops fruit in October and November. Very cold hardy, With a slow growth rate, all persimmons are easy to grow. Zones 5-9.
Size Shipped 1 year old 12-24" container grown - $29.95
*Note:Spring trees are shipped bareroot without soil or a container.
Foliage: Beautiful red-purple color in fall
Bloom: May - June in most areas
Fruit: Orange (when ripe) 1-1.5" fruit with 4-6 large flat seeds
Wildlife: Excellent late ripening fruit - drops from tree in late Oct-Nov. Excellent for deer and wildlife.
Light requirements: Full sun
Soil type: Adapted to upland, wet if only seasonal and well drained or sandy clay or loam; Ph 6.0-7.0
Pollination: Plant with grafted American female early drop persimmon and or 3 or more native American seedling persimmons for best pollination and production.
Fertilization: New trees planted in the winter won’t need fertilizer(balanced time released 10-10-10 fertilizer or Espoma Tree Tone Organic) until April or May.
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
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Price does not include Shipping and Handling.
Ground Shipping Rates:
up to $100.00 = $22.50
$100.00+ = 22.5%
Available at farm for pickup: 3-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.