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Chocolate Persimmon

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Original price $89.99 - Original price $89.99
Original price
$89.99
$89.99 - $89.99
Current price $89.99
SKU D217

Diospyrus kaki 'Chocolate'

Choice of connoisseurs! Medium-size, conical fruit with vivid orange/red skin develops sweet, spicy/nutty, firm but juicy brownish flesh when pollinized by another variety of Asian persimmon. May develop seeds depending on pollination conditions. Fruit can be ripened off the tree. Considered pollination-variant astringent, as it can set fruit solo - but will be astringent and fruit flavor will be less complex. Produces many male flowers, which makes it valuable as a pollinizer.

Low chill, needing only 100 hours at 45F to successfully set fruit. Quite tolerant of heat and humidity - great for Southern growers! The best pollinizer for the Coffee Cake variety, and one of the latest to ripen.

USDA Zone: 8-11

Grow Height: 15'

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: October/November

Pollination: Somewhat Self-Fertile; Fruit Quality Improves with Pollination

Click here to read our Persimmon Growing Guide

Size Options: Semi-Dwarf (4'-5')

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  • What rootstock is the chocolate persimmon grafted to?

    D. lotus.

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