Jiro Persimmon -

(Diospyros kaki 'Jiro')

Fruit Trees

Other Common Names: Jiro Persimmon, Persimmon, Japanese Persimmon, Oriental Persimmon, Kaki
Family: Ebenaceae Genus: Diospyros Species: kaki Cultivar: 'Jiro'
Jiro Persimmon
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Plant Type: Fruit, Tree

Temp / Zone: Zone 6B · -5° to 0° F, Zone 7A · 0° to 5° F, Zone 7B · 5° to 10° F, Zone 8A · 10° to 15° F, Zone 8B · 15° to 20° F, Zone 9A · 20° to 25° F, Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F

Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Sun

Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand, Silt

Soil Drainage: Well Drained

Water Needs: Average, Low

Level of Care: Average

Growth Rates: Moderate

Flower Color: Light Yellow

Attracts: Visual Attention, Wildlife

Foliage Color: Dark Green

Average Width: 10' to 15'

Average Height: 15' to 20'

Fragrances: None

Season of Color: Summer Blooms

Resistant To: Disease, Drought, Heat, Insect

Landscape Uses: Landscape Beds

Growth Habits: Rounded, Upright

Theme Gardens: Cottage, Japanese

Culinary Usages: Desserts, Fresh Eating, Salads / Sandwiches

Fruit Maturity: 10+ Weeks

Soil pH: 6, 6.5

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Maple Tree · Gardenality Genius · Zone 10A · 30° to 35° F
The Jiro persimmon is the most popular persimmon precisely for the reason that it is non-astringent and can be eaten right off the tree when it is hard.

9 years ago ·
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