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Chocolate Persimmon TreeDiospyros nigra

  • Chocolate Persimmon Tree

    Chocolate Persimmon Tree

  • Chocolate Persimmon Tree

    Chocolate Persimmon Tree

  • Chocolate Persimmon Tree

    Chocolate Persimmon Tree

  • Chocolate Persimmon Tree
  • Chocolate Persimmon Tree
  • Chocolate Persimmon Tree

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Chocolate Persimmon TreeDiospyros nigra

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The Most Unique, Hassle-Free Persimmon Available

Why Chocolate Persimmon Trees?

For starters, a simple routine of caring for this tree in its youth will lead you to a lifetime of having this visually striking beauty in your yard. And not only is this exotic tree effortlessly...but it also delivers unmatched flavor, with sweet fruit that's nearly impossible to find in your local supermarket.

It might just be the sweetest fruit you've ever had. Though the Chocolate Persimmon is technically a self-fertile tree, they only produce a big harvest with two or more trees. Thankfully, planting and growing couldn't be easier...especially when you get these sweet rewards.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

Your Chocolate Persimmon is one-of-a-kind because of its amazing, strong start. Because we’ve grafted your Persimmon from proven rootstock, grown and trained it for more branching (and more fruit as a result), you get healthful, robust results in your own landscape. We’ve done the extra work at our nursery, so you get a proven performer.

This incredible tree will stand out in your yard as a unique and magnificent showpiece. The vibrant colors and delectable fruit will mesmerize your family and friends. Don't let your neighbors beat you to it - get your Chocolate Persimmon today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Plant your tree in a hole about 3 times the size of the pot it comes in. Mix the soil with 50% compost. Be sure to plant in a place with full sun. Make sure your Weeping Persimmon's topmost roots sit at the soil line. Add 4-6 inches of mulch around the base of the trunk, leaving a couple of inches of empty space between the trunk and the edge of the mulch.

2. Watering: Chocolate Persimmons need a good amount of water in their first year. If you have clay soil, you only need to water your tree once a week. Light soils will need watering twice a week. In either case, you need to deeply water the roots for about 40 minutes. Your tree should receive around 1 inch of water each week. If you are having an especially dry season, you'll need to water more frequently.

3. Fertilizing: Fertilize your tree each year with a 10-10-10 fertilizer. You will need 1 cup for each year of the tree's life. For example, a 2-year-old tree will need 2 cups total for the entire year.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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Product Details

Mature Height: 10-20 ft.
Mature Width: 5 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Diospyros nigra
Does Not Ship To: AZ,CA
Grows Well In Zones: 7-10 outdoors
Your Growing Zone: #
7-10 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 7-10 outdoors

(hardy down to 10℉)

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