The Deer Candy tree! Deer seek out persimmons and will come to these trees for miles around. Every hunter knows that deer love persimmons!
Deer Candy Persimmons are grafted female American Persimmons and 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 late August through October depending on variety and climate. Cold hardy, Zones 5-9.
Size Shipped 12-24" 1 yr old container grown - $24.95
Varieties included under this collection: Morris Burton, Prok, Big Fruited DV, Munich, 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
Pollination: Plant with grafted Deer Magnet and or native american seedling persimmons for best pollination and production.
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. Pruning should be designed to train the tree outward by removing strong branches growing into the center and removing water sprouts. See Pruning section under "How to plant and grow"
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.