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Description

The most widely grown persimmon tree. Bears young and yields large crops. Slightly drooping branches provide an elegant look in the landscape. Deep-orange fruit is medium-sized and oblate in shape, with a consistently sweet taste. Stays firm even when ripe. Keeps well for several weeks. Non-astringent. Seedless. Heat-tolerant. Ripens in September to October. Grafted. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Green, Yellow
Fruit Color Orange
Fruit Size Small - Medium
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest September-october
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet And Mild
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 3 - 4
Zone Range 7 - 10

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 7 - 10
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 15 - 20' tall x 15 - 20' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 15 - 20' apart to ensure room for growth.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow persimmon trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Great tasting fruit
Sam K on Nov 14, 2016
amazing tasting fruit
Mario D on Oct 27, 2016
Great tasting fruit
Sam K on Nov 14, 2016
Excellent variety in the South. Disease resistant
Bobby O on Nov 5, 2016
amazing tasting fruit
Mario D on Oct 27, 2016
Bought this guy almost a year ago , it's growing healthy, got a bunch of flowers and baby persimmon but they didn't stay . Can't waiting till it bears fruit and stay.
DYNA L on Jul 17, 2016
My favourite fruit
Linden A on May 15, 2016
This is what it looks like when we used to stationed in Japan.
Grace H on May 2, 2016
Friend had one &thought I'd try it myself,was very sweet &tasty not as astringent as my others
Mark K on Apr 29, 2016
This is our favorite fruit. i cant eat strawberry, apple , quie only banana, mango. but ia can eat this. hope it will grow well and be fruitfull.
Alexander G on Apr 25, 2016
Wanted to grow the Asian persimmon because I love this fruit.
Betty B on Apr 10, 2016
The sweetest fruit and good size fruit
G A on Mar 10, 2016
kid love persimmon
camilo l on Feb 22, 2016
Excellent variety in the South. Disease resistant
Bobby O on Nov 5, 2016
Bought this guy almost a year ago , it's growing healthy, got a bunch of flowers and baby persimmon but they didn't stay . Can't waiting till it bears fruit and stay.
DYNA L on Jul 17, 2016
Is there a dwarf type of Fuyu?
Marilyn G on Jul 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Ichi-Ki-Kei-Jiro Asian Persimmon tree bears a non-astringent fruit similar to a Fuyu and it is a dwarf-size tree.
Hi! I bought a Fuyu persimmon tree late last year, its in a big container. Regrew the leaves during spring but lost all of it in summer, will the leaves re-grow?
Afroze M on Jul 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: How long has it been in a container? It does better in the ground, it's not normal for it to lose all its leaves during the growing season, some reasons could be insects such as aphids,, otherwise it may have gotten a virus blight disease, were the leaves curled and gnarly looking? To check if the tree is still alive, prune off a small twig and see if there is still a green cambium under the bark, if there is, the tree is still alive and should releaf, if it's all brown, that's a good indication the tree may be dying

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Fuyu Asian Persimmon is best in the world.
I have five Fuyu Asian Persimmon trees in my garden all from stark Bro's, and continue to purchase every year for the past 7 years to give as gifts for friends. Each of my trees produces about 200 fruits, and the quality of the fruit is just out of sight--sweet, and absolutely delightful. I consider the Fuyu Asian Persimmon to be the best gift for anyone woman.
May 21, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Asian Persimmon
My tree is loaded with these Persimmons. First year was good but no fruit. This year I have about 20 of them. Water every other week. Keep covered in the desert sun and enjoy later. I sent pictures of the Asian Persimmon to all my friends on Facebook.
May 15, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
I can't wait to eat.
I do love Fuyu-gaki (Fuyu Persimmon).
Deer loves stems and leaves too. I needed deer fence.
I bought this Fuyu-gaki in Nov. 2014. So far, doing very good.
Why didn't I buy it more earlier?
May 17, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Pest Free?
How about deer? The deer are eating it down. I fenced it and hope to get some fruit.
September 1, 2016
Love the Fuyu
Love this tree, virtually pest free, delicious fruit, I freeze them for my smoothies. I have a high demand for the fruit with some of our Bay County Master Gardeners, also the local Publix grocery store sell them for around $4 a pound in season, I have a mature 5 year old tree that produces very well every season, planted another tree 3 years ago and it will priduce this year, my one year old tree is doing well and will produce in a couple years
May 11, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Awesome tree
I ordered this tree less than a month ago and I am so happy for my first purchase it arrived last May 14, 2016 with my other order of bay leaves tree. Bith looks very healthy and well packed.
The small branch of my fuyu persimmon looks so healthy after a few weeks from the rain it gives 9tiny branches and carrying 4 new fruits. Thank you Statbros.
June 3, 2016
Fuyu Persimmon
I purchased this plant as a gift for my son in California. So far it's been happily growing in an extra large terra cota pot for the last 2 years. I let it grow outdoor from May to November. During winter to Spring, it is kept in my garage. Hopefully, it will reward me with fruits next year.
May 7, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Fuyu Persimmon. Forget all you think know about persimmons.
We love the Fuyu Persimmon. No bug or disease problems, but needs protection from squirrels. We grow in Central Arkansas. The fruit are delicious with an apple like texture.
August 5, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Radar401
When I got it the plant just about 3/8" but produce a years later big fruit like tomato sweet and delicious, best tree I ever purchased, Thanks Stark's Bro's.
May 16, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
persimmon
It is surviving but I have not seen any persimmons. Your plants are great and you are a great company.
August 3, 2016
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over 2 years ago
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