- Small-to-medium sized fruits
- Sweet flesh with touch of spice
- Ideal for the edible landscape
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 delicious 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.
Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. of Fruit-Boost™ Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties (see video below), a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit--How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.