Fire Crystal ™ Asian Persimmon
Very popular in the Xian region of central China, Fire Crystal ™ Asian Persimmon is prized for its attractive and compact growth habit. This tree produces abundant crops of delicious, very sweet, bright orange fruit which you’ll need to wait until it’s soft before eating.
Latin Name: Diospyros kaki
Site and Soil: Persimmons like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil
Rootstock Description: Grafted onto American Persimmon rootstock
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile
Hardiness: Hardy to at least 0°F
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 12ft with regular pruning. (Without pruning Persimmon can reach upwards of 20ft)
Taste: Very sweet
Fruit Color: Bright orange
Bloom Time: June
Ripening Time: October
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: With proper care and placement Persimmon trees are not bothered by pests or diseases
USDA Zone: 7-9