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Fuyu Japanese Persimmon
Fuyu Japanese Persimmon

Ebenaceae Diospyros Kaki Fuyu

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Grows InZone 8A · 10° to 15° F through Zone 11 · Above 40° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToInsect, Disease, Heat
Average Width15' to 20'
AttractsVisual Attention
Additional Information About Fuyu Japanese Persimmon

It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun and grows best when planted in loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to insects, diseases and heat.

Need help choosing the right varieties of Japanese Persimmon trees?

This is the fun part. There are lots of selections of Japanese Persimmon trees, each with their own  flavor, ripening time, and more. What really determines the type you should choose is how you want to use them. Most are good for snacking. Others are great for making jam, jelly, and preserves. So do a little homework, and click on the link below to use the Japanese Persimmon Tree Information Sheet to help make your selections.

Click here to use the Japanese Persimmon Tree Information Sheet to select the right varieties for your needs

More about Fuyu Japanese Persimmon...

Fuyu is the most popular fresh eating Japanese persimmon in the world. This non-astringent, large, round, flattened fruit has reddish-orange skin when ripe. The shape is usually slightly squarish and flattened, similar to a beefsteak tomato or small pumpkin. Fuyu belongs to the non-astringent types because it is edible both before and after fully ripening, where as astringent varieties are only edible after fully ripening.

You won't have to wait long to enjoy the sweet fruits as Fuyu bears at a young age and is a heavy producer. The deeply orange fruit is firm, crispy and delicately sweet when not fully ripe and darker, jelly-like and amazingly sweet when fully ripe. Most fruits are sweet but Fuyu is like nothing you've ever tasted before. It is not an overwhelming sweet, but a unique, deep honey and deliciously rich type of sweet. The fruit is seedless and is excellent for fresh eating or cooking. 

Health Benefits: Japanese persimmon are a rich source of antioxidants, vitamin A, manganese and fiber, especially soluble fiber. It contains a fair amount of some of the B-complex vitamins, potassium and calcium.

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