Fuyu Persimmon



Fuyu Persimmon

(11 customer reviews)


Fuyu Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) is a gardener’s dream, known for its non-astringent, sweet fruits. This tree offers a bountiful yield of bright orange persimmons, ideal for fresh eating. Its autumnal foliage paints a picturesque scene.

4-5′ Bareroot Grafted

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Requirements and Tolerances

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 7-10
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Water Requirements: Moderate
Soil Type: Well-drained, loamy
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Plant Spacing: 15-20′ apart
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 200-400
Heat Tolerance: Moderate

Physical Characteristics

Rootstock: Diospyros virginiana
Plant Size: 15-20′ tall, 15-20′ wide
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: October-November
Flower Color: Yellowish-orange
Fall Color: Orange-red
Fruit Size: 2-4″
Fruit Flavor: Sweet, non-astringent
Fruit Color and Appearance Orange, flattened round

Growth and Reproduction

Growth Rate: Moderate
Years to Bear: 3-4
Lifespan: 50-60 years
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile, but better with cross-pollination
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Harvest Time: October-November
Yield & Storage: Variable, store in cool, dry place

Disease Resistance

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Japan
Nitrogen Fixing: No
Anthracnose: Moderately Resistant
Cercospora Leaf Spot: Moderately Resistant
Armillaria Root Rot: Moderately Resistant
Crown Gall: Moderately Resistant
Mealybugs: Susceptible
Scale Insects: Susceptible

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 62 × 2 × 6 in
Hardiness Zone

7, 8, 9, 10



11 reviews for Fuyu Persimmon

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  1. Judith Holshouser (Verified Customer)

    The tree arrived well packed and appears to be in good condition. I will plant as instructed and watch for new growth and leaves.

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  2. Gregory Snelgrove (Verified Customer)

    received trees on 3/11/2022. trees were big and have plenty of good roots.

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  3. Reza Shabestari (Verified Customer)

    This tree was healthy and good size. It is planted and doing well

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  4. Bruce D. (Verified Customer)

    Trees arrived fast and in perfect condition. Nice looking trees and should do well. Thanks

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  5. Karen C. (Verified Customer)

    Great service; Beautiful Trees!!

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  6. Anonymous (Verified Customer)

    Arrived safely all the way in Hawaii!

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  7. Kathryn S. (Verified Customer)

    My persimmon was shipped on Monday and arrived on Friday. The roots were barely damp so I soaked them right away. There were very few fibrous roots so I am worried about the tree’s survival. The rest of the plant looked to be in good shape.

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  8. Kevin W. (Verified Customer)

    Japanese Persimmon was still dormant but healthy.

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  9. Bruce Donaldson (Verified Customer)

    Trees are already starting to grow after a week!

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  10. Laura G. (Verified Customer)

    Healthy tree I’m eager to plant.

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  11. Anonymous (Verified Customer)

    Great tree

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