Plant Catalog - PERSIMMON HACHIYA
DIOSPYROS KAKI - PERSIMMON 'HACHIYA'
A deciduous fruit tree that produces large persimmons. Fruit is acorn-shaped. Skin is red-orange. Flesh is rich orange, sometimes flecked with brown, and astringent until ripe. When ripe, flesh is very sweet. Pick and store until a softer texture is reached. Freeze and thaw fruit to expedite ripening. Self-fruitful. 200 chill hours. Harvest in November to December. Heavy producer. Foliage has beautiful fall color.
USDA zones: 7 - 11
Sunset zone: 6 - 9, 14 - 16, 18 - 24, H1
Mature size: 20 - 30 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water