Japanese Persimmon 'Hachiya'
Diosypros kaki 'Hachiya'
*Important* Fruit trees, in general, have unique maintenance needs in terms of pruning, harvesting, and pest and disease management. Visit portlandfruit.org or homeorchardsociety.org for more fruit tree care info.
Full sun with some air movement is recommended for persimmon trees in inland areas, although they will tolerate some partial shade. Small to medium-sized, fruit tree with dramatic fall color in shades of yellow, orange and red.
Fruit best eaten when ripe. Wait to harvest until just before the fall.
25' at maturity
20' at maturity
Round with drooping branches.
Cream-colored or pink-tinged, pendulous flowers.
Leaves are ovate and up to 7
Light brown with exfoliating scales.
Native to China and Japan.