The Deer Candy tree! Deer seek out persimmons and will come to these trees for miles around. Every hunter knows that deer love persimmons!
Grafted Female American Persimmons will bear fruit in only 2-3 years. Medium sized persimmon, 1.25-1.5" long. Fruit has nutty flavor and ripens early. Very productive, drops fruit early in September and October. Cold hardy, Zones 5-9.
Foliage: Beautiful red-purple color in fall
Fruit: Orange (when ripe) 1-1.5" fruit with 4-6 large flat seeds ripens Sep-Oct
Wildlife: Excellent for deer and wildlife.
Light requirements: Full sun
Pollination: Do not need a pollinator
Soil type: Adapted to upland, wet if only seasonal and well drained or sandy clay or loam; Ph 6.0-7.0
Pruning: Central leader
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Size Shipped 18-36" container grown.
Available at farm for pickup: 3-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.