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Larger than most American persimmons. This variety bears huge crops of sweet, juicy fruit. Tree reaches 30-50' tall. Ripens in mid September to late fall. Grafted. Self-pollinating.


Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Orange
Fruit Size Medium
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Mid September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Soft, Smooth
Years to Bear 3 - 4
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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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 35 - 50' tall x 35 - 50' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 35 - 50' 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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1 Year Warranty

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
The description sounded appealing. Persimmons grow wild in Missouri, so I'm hoping this domestic one will do well.
Diana L K on Sep 13, 2016
The description sounded appealing. Persimmons grow wild in Missouri, so I'm hoping this domestic one will do well.
Diana L K on Sep 13, 2016
trying to collect as many persimmons as I can
Mark L on Aug 26, 2016
trying to collect as many persimmons as I can
Mark L on Aug 26, 2016
Is this an astringent variety?
Shirley on Dec 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Prok will be astringent if it is not allowed to fully ripen. You cannot judge ripeness by the skin color, since the fruit will be fully orange before it is ripe. When ripe, Prok persimmon fruit should be completely soft, with an almost jelly-like texture inside when it is sweet enough to eat. A good sign of ripeness is when the fruit starts dropping from the tree. Just gather and enjoy!

Customer Reviews

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first year review only
the container tree established quickly when planted before leafout and more than tripled in size the first year.
March 25, 2016
Prok American Persimmon
Trees are doing quite well. Only have had for about a year so no fruit yet. Would recommend buying from stark to anybody!
August 9, 2016
over 2 years ago
I was pleased with purchase
I bought persimmons last spring for my self I did not plant until I felt safe with the weather I live in upstate ny.Anyway I was very happy with them they grew fast.I bought some for my son this year and he was pleased with them.Right now I am waiting for them to break dormancy which I read they are one of the last trees to come back in the spring.So I am very pleased with them.from Rome ny
May 15, 2016
over 2 years ago
I bought persimmons before and was surprised at how fast they started to grow. I haven't had them long enough to produce fruit but it shouldn't be much longer.
May 10, 2016
over 2 years ago
Prok American Persimmon
This is my 2nd. year since planting. I haven't had any persimmon production yet; however, I believe I might have some this season. Can't wait! My neighbor has 2 trees that bear, but they are very stingy with their gifts. My trees are beautiful. They have grown & matured so much this Spring. Healthy plants.
May 17, 2016
over 2 years ago
prok persimmons
My dad bought 4 trees for me about 10 years ago. 3 of them have made it. They have had fruit for at least the last 6 years. Most of them have 1 to 3 seeds. This year some of the fruit are 2 1/2" across. I would highly recommend that you try these.

Kent Roach Darlington Indiana
October 6, 2016
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