Hachiya Persimmon Tree
Largest fruit size and best cooking quality. Delicious when eaten "pudding soft". Tree is vigorous, upright, and shapely. Astringent. Hachiyas should be left on the tree to ripen, develop sweetness, and soften. They can also be picked at full color and laid out in a single layer to ripen in a cool room. Or they can be kept refrigerated for up to 3 months, and then brought out to ripen individually. Mature at 14 to 20 ft. tall. Cold hardy zone 7. Harvest in November.