Diospyros Kaki. Japanese Persimmon Trees

The Diospyros Kaki is a beautiful fruit tree commonly known as the Persimmon which brings a tropical look to any garden. An ornamental tree it has spreading branches with broad glossy deep green leaves which turn bright orange to red giving a spectacular show in Autumn. Being deciduous the leaves are lost but the fruit can stay on the branches long into winter. Pretty bell shaped flowers are followed by large edible fruit, lantern shaped, red-orange in colour which have a delicate sweet taste. Easy to grow this striking fruit tree is happy to be kept in a container or in the ground. Self fertile.


These trees are exceptional quality, from Specialist Growers. Photos 1-3 show some of the actual Persimmon Trees in stock now. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes. The trees are just coming back into bud.


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DIOSPYROS KAKI. Japanese Persimmon Tree.

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  • Latin Name: Diospyros Kaki'.

    Common Name: Japanese Persimmon. Persimmon. Chinese Date Plum.

    Origin: China.

    Hardiness: -5 degrees. Will need protection in prolonged freezes.

    Growth: Deciduous ornamental fruit tree with glossy green leaves turning orange-red in Autumn. Spreding branches. Large edible lantern shaped fruit with a delicate sweet taste stay on the branches well into winter. Easy to grow. 

    Sun: Full sun/partial shade.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Soil: Well drained soil.

    Moisture: Water freely through summer. Less in winter.

    Feeding: General purpose plant feed each month in the growing season.