This early-ripening, popular Chinese Hao River™ variety produces abundant crops of large, sugar sweet, bright orange fruit. Hao River™ is ready to eat when soft and tender like a ripe tomato.
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: Our Asian Persimmon varieties are self-fertile
Hardiness: Asian Persimmons are hardy to at least 0 degrees F
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height
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
Sunset Western Zone: 6-9, 14-16, 18-24
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32