Fuyu/ Jiro Persimmon Tree

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Variety Info

  • Grafted onto D. Lotus rootstock.
  • Medium-sized fruit, deep red-orange skin with pale orange flesh.
  • A sweet, mild flavor.
  • When your tree matures, it will be approximately 15 - 20' tall
  • Low chill hours, good choice for milder climates.
  • Still hard when ripe, Fuyu/ Jiro is the most popular non-astringent cultivar in California.
  • Also, called the Apple Persimmon.
  • This tree requires full sun
  • The attractive tree is practically pest-free and really easy to take care of, even on a lawn.
  • Self-fruitful.
  • There are two types of persimmon fruit: astringent and non-astringent.
  • Beautiful tree in late fall when fruit hangs on trees after leaves have fallen.
  • Striking, dark green leaves turn shades of yellow, orange, and red.
  • Harvest 3rd year.
  • grafted onto standard D. lotus rootstock
  • zones 7-10, 200 chill hours


Click here for information on how to plant bare-root trees
Click here for our Bare Root Fruit Tree Growing Guide (pdf)
Guia de cultivo para un arbol de raiz desnuda


Also Read:
Choosing the Right Persimmon Tree
How to Grow and Care for a Persimmon Tree
Pruning Fruit Trees: A Simple Guide


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  • Premium trees are 2-3 years old. These trees, measured from the top of the root ball, are 24"-48" tall.


Growing Conditions

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Full Sun

Provide 8 or more hours of direct sunlight per day.

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15'-20' Mature Tree

The tree is grafted onto standard D. lotus rootstock which can reach heights of 20'-30' at maturity, but Fuyu on this rootstock tends to be smaller around 15'-20' tall. Not recommended for container planting. Trees can be kept much smaller with judicious pruning.

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Self Fertile

Self-fruitful. Does not require another cultivar nearby for pollination.

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Fall (November)

The season when fruit typically ripens in California.

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Hardy to 0°F

USDA Zone 7-10, Requires 200 chill hours to set fruit. Protect when temperatures fall below 0°F.