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Persimmon Chocolate

A distinctive ornamental and edible

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  • hardiness zone7-10
  • height20 - 25 feet
  • restricted statesAE AK CA GU HI PR
  • ship as2-4 FT. BAREROOT
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • Prized fruit with delicious flavor
  • Bold fall and winter color
  • Starts producing fruit at an early age

Enjoy sweet success and sweet fruits with this productive persimmon. Chocolate Persimmon bears fruits at a young age, so you'll enjoy deep orange fruits with sweet, chocolate-colored flesh sooner! The non-astringent fruits are tasty eaten fresh, baked into desserts and more. Growing 20-25 ft. tall, the tree is very ornamental. Foliage emerges lime green in the spring, turns dark green in the summer and orange in the fall. Fruits ripen in late October to early November. Requires less than 200 chill hours. Tolerant of heat and humidity. Zones 7-10.

Product Details

  • botanical nameDiospyros kaki
  • foliage typeLime Green in spring, Deep green in summer, orange fall color
  • formFruit Tree
  • growth rateModerate
  • hardiness zone7-10
  • height20 - 25 feet
  • planting instructionsDig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Plant at the same level it was in the nursery
  • pruningPrune in late winter. Prune out broken or dead branches back to the trunk. Creat a strong framework of main branches while the plant is still young.
  • restricted statesAE AK CA GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonSpring
  • ship as2-4 FT. BAREROOT
  • soil requirementFertile, well-drained loamy soil. Does not like wet feet.
  • spacing10 - 15 feet
  • spread10 - 15 feet
  • sun exposureFull Sun

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Select Trees
3A-4B 3/25/24 - 6/7/24
5A 3/11/24 -6/7/24
5B 2/26/24 - 6/7/24
6A 2/26/24 - 6/7/24
6B 2/26/24 - 6/7/24
7A & 7B 2/5/24 - 6/7/24
8A-8B 2/5/24 - 5/10/24
9A - 10B 2/5/24 - 5/10/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 7B: 6/3/24
Zones 8A - 10B: 5/6/24

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