Persimmon- Kaki

Diospyros kaki Open Pollinated

  • Deciduous tree to 9m
  • Sweet and tangy fruit
  • Suited to cold climates

Standard seed packet, 5 seeds

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'Persimmon- Kaki' seeds

Diospyros kaki

  • Deciduous tree to 9m
  • Sweet and tangy fruit
  • Suited to cold climates

A deciduous tree with a rounded canopy growing to 9m. The leaves are lance-shaped and dark green with lighter undersides, turning a brilliant orange-red in autumn. Small cream flowers appear in spring, followed by orange to red edible fruit growing up to 8cm round that remain on the tree after the leaves have fallen. Fruit can be eaten fresh or dried and has soft flesh with a sweet and tangy flavour with some astringency. In Japan the dried fruit is called 'hoshigaki', in Korea it's called 'gotgam' and in China its known as 'shibing'. Makes an attractive ornamental tree.

Native to China. Suited to cold climates.

Seeds per gram: 2
Product code: I3-07

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 50mm
Season Spring
Germination 21-35 days @ 18-21°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 5m
Plant Height 900cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 5-7 years

*Notes: Stratification for 9 weeks prior to sowing is recommended for best germination.

How To Grow



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