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.
(Do Geun Jo Sang cv.) An outstanding Korean selection, Phoenix™ is prized for it heavy crops of large, sweet and flavorful, bright orange fruit. Phoenix™ is very early ripening and features attractive, orange-red, fall foliage. The fruit is ready to eat when soft and tender.
(Claypool H55A cv.) From the breeding work of the late Jim Claypool in eastern Illinois, Prairie Dawn® is early ripening and features abundant crops of large, golden-orange, sweet and flavorful fruit.
(Claypool F-25 cv.) This unique and very attractive variety features delicious, light orange, sweet and tender fruit. Prairie Gem™ bears abundant crops of easy to pick, seedless Persimmons.
(Claypool H-118 cv.) A superior and early ripening selection from the work of Jim Claypool, Prairie Star® is prized for its large, sweet and flavorful, orange-yellow fruit.
(Claypool A-33 cv.) This beautiful, orange-yellow fruit is not only early ripening, it is delectably sweet, firm and delicious. Prairie Sun® is another excellent selection from Jim Claypool's orchard.
(Black cv.) Prized for its abundant crops of unique, sweet and delicious, glossy-black fruit. Raven™ is early ripening and also features striking, orange red fall foliage. Raven™ is self-fertile and is ready to eat when soft and tender.
(Eun Poong Jun Si cv.) A new Korean selection, Robin™ is prized for its heavy crops of large, very sweet and flavorful, bright orange fruit. Robin™ fruit ripens early and is good for both fresh eating and drying. Enjoy this delicious fruit when it is soft and tender.
This early ripening, classic Japanese variety is one of our favorites. An attractive and naturally compact tree, Saijo bears abundant crops of very sweet, conical shaped fruit. Great for fresh eating, harvest Saijo fruit when fully orange and allow it to soften like a tomato. It is also on of the best varieties for drying.