How to grow Persimmon tree

Persimmon tree growing tree of the genus Diospyros also known as Asian Persimmon tree, Japanese Persimmon tree, Persimmon tree perennial deciduous plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.

Leaves are green in some cultivates the leaves become in the foliage orange-red,

Flower color white-cream the shape of the flower is wavy leaf that covers the fruit.

Persimmon tree fruits

Fruit are orange some of them can be red, size can be 4-10 cm.

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Requirements for Persimmon tree growing and care:

Cool winter

What is the best way to start growing?

Is it necessary to graft in Persimmon tree?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn-winter after the foliage

How to prune:
Weak and dead branches

Size of the plant?
4-10 m, 12-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, but won’t bring a lot of fruits

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White-cream flowers in the shape of crown

Thinning the bloom:
Firsts year until the tree is big enough to bear fruits

Pollination is done by:

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Persimmon tree fruits?
Eat raw, jam, juice

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover with net

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

Ripening of fruit:
Some cultivars require ripening before can be eaten

Scientific name:

Diospyros kaki

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone