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 between August through October depending on variety and climate. Cold hardy, Zones 5-9.
Varieties included under this collection: Morris Burton, Prok and Yates.
Tree Form:Central Leader
Foliage: Beautiful red-purple color in fall
Fruit: Orange (when ripe) 1-1.5" fruit with 4-6 large flat seeds ripens Aug-Oct
Wildlife: 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
Fertilization: New trees planted in the winter won’t need fertilizer(10-10-10 fertilizer) until April or May.
Pruning: Light annul pruning as needed. See Pruning section under "How to plant and grow"Maintenance: Easy
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Size Shipped 18-36" container grown.
Available at farm for pickup: 3-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.