Tree & Planting Information
Are you searching for a unique addition to your property? A persimmon tree is a perfect option when considering the health benefits and beauty they provide.
Watering your fruit trees is essential to their growth. Use this guide to learn about the intricacies of how much water young and old fruit trees need.
If you buy a tree online between the months of December and March, the tree you receive may not be as pretty as you might have expected. Have no fear! Your tree may look like it isn’t healthy, but don’t worry, it’s just dormant for the winter.
Persimmon trees aren’t the most common, but they can make a great addition to your yard. Learn about the ideal conditions for growing persimmons here.
When Autumn arrives and the days are shorter, deciduous trees, plants, and shrubs decrease chlorophyll pigment production. This will result in the leaves changing colors. The leaves are also no longer producing food to grow and are showing signs of shutting down, which leads to discoloration, leaf curling, and leaf spot.
As spring time flourishes and you see your new fruit form, you start preparing for what you will do with that first delicious bite. And then out of nowhere (it seems!) you come out one morning to find that beloved first fruit on the ground, before it was ripe. So what has caused this? There are a variety of reasons and we list the top 5 for you to utilize as you troubleshoot to find a solution.
Persimmons tend to be a warmer climate fruit tree, but we do have a few varieties that will work in colder regions such as USDA Zone 6. Around our nursery, we call the persimmon tree a diva. She doesn't like any of her growing conditions to change, so being put in a box for a few days tends to upset her. But once you get past the transplant hurdle, the persimmon tree is a fantastic addition to your yard and you can harvest your first crop in as little as 4 years.
Persimmon trees are a unique option for those interested in growing fruit trees on their property. These deciduous trees can produce a large amount of persimmons, a fruit that might not be well known to Americans, but is actually the national fruit of Japan.