Fuyu persimmon (Diospyros kaki ‘Fuyu’)

Native: Subspecies of Diospyros kaki (native to China)

Tree Characteristics

  • Oval, Rounded or Umbrella Shape.
  • Foliage: Deciduous, Elliptic, Medium to Dark Green, Red, Gold, Orange or Multicolored
  • Height: 20 - 35 feet.
  • Width: 15 - 25 feet.
  • Flowers: Inconspicuous. White. Flowers in Spring or Summer
  • Fruit: Prolific, Orange Berry, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall Edible.
  • Bark: Dark Brown, Blocky.
  • Shading Capacity: Moderately Dense in Leaf, Moderate out of Leaf.
  • Litter Issue: Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

  • Zones: Sunset 6 - 9, 14 - 16 and 18 – 24, USDA Hardiness 7
  • Exposure: Full Sun.

Pests & Disease Information

  • Resistant: Oak Root Fungus
  • Susceptible: Brown Rot, Chlorosis, Crown Rot, Root Rot and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

  • Branch Strength: Strong.
  • Root Damage Potential: Low.
  • Health Hazard: None Known
  • Attracts: Birds

Source:

SelecTree. "Diospyros kaki Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 28, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/diospyros-kaki >

SelecTree. "Diospyros kaki 'Fuyu' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 28, 2018.
​< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/diospyros-kaki-fuyu >

 
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