Persimmon
Diospyros spp.
These very ornamental fruit trees are very popular throughout the world,. Persimmons are prized for their dark green, tropical-looking foliage, their yellow, orange, and scarlet fall color, and their striking, large, delicious, bright orange fruits, which, in the case of Asian Persimmon, adorn the tree until well after the leaves have fallen. American Persimmon is hardy to minus 25°F. Asian Persimmon is is hardy to 0°F.
Early Fuyu
Diospyros kaki
This early ripening variety is prized for its abundant crops of beautiful, sweet and flavorful, bright orange fruit. Early Fuyu fruit can be eaten when firm like an Apple or allowed to soften and become even sweeter. 1364
Early Golden
Diospyros virginiana
This superior American Persimmon variety features large, very sweet, deep orange fruit with a delicious, date-like flavor. While partially self-fertile, planting Early Golden with a Male Persimmon will ensure heavy crops. 1400
Early Jiro
Diospyros kaki
This early ripening variety is prized for its large, delicious, bright orange fruit, attractive form and striking, orange-red fall color. Early Jiro fruit can be eaten while firm ike an apple, or allowed to soften to a tomato-like texture. 1356
Fire Crystal™
Diospyros kaki
One of the very earliest ripening Asian Persimmon varieties, Fire Crystal™ is prized for its attractive, compact growth habit and abundant crops of delicious, very sweet, bright orange fruit, which are ready to eat when soft and tender like a ripe tomato. 1310
Garretson
Diospyros virginiana
Selected for its large, sweet and delicious, deep-orange fruit, Garretson is also prized for its striking, orange-yellow fall foliage. While partially self-fertile, planting Garretson with a Male Persimmon will ensure heavy crops. 1412
Male Persimmon
Diospyros virginiana
Valuable as a pollinator for our American Persimmon varieties, our Male variety also features attractive, reddish-orange fall foliage. Male Persimmons do not bear fruit. 1430
Meader
Diospyros virginiana
This unique, self-fertile variety bears abundant crops of delicious, sweet, deep orange fruit. A fine ornamental as well, Meader's large, dark green foliage turns a beautiful red and yellow in the fall. 1436
Miss Kim
Diospyros kaki
This attractive, early ripening variety is prized for its weeping habit, tropical-looking foliage, large, round, sweet and flavorful, reddish-orange fruit. and beautiful, deep red, fall color. Miss Kim fruit is ready to eat when soft and tender like a ripe tomato. 1382
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