- Needs less than 200 chilling hours
- Extra-large fruit has a distinctive, acorn-like cap
- Excellent for cooking and baking
The shiny, golden red fruit of this persimmon is extra-large, with an acorn-like cap. Fruit is astringent, but can be enjoyed fresh if eaten when very soft. Excellent for cooking when firm or soft. This upright tree grows to 20-30 feet and spreads 18-25 feet. In autumn, its brilliant red-orange foliage brightens the landscape. This tree needs less than 200 chilling hours below 45°F. Self-pollinating. Ripens in November. Zones 7-9.