Persimmon Trees - Giombo (Astringent)

Scientific Name: Diospyros kaki
Best Planted in USDA Hardiness Zone: 7-9.
 

$64.95

Plant Quick Guide

Growing Zones:

7-9.

Mature Height:

12-15 ft

Mature Width:

8-10 ft

Sunlight:

Full (6-8 hours)

Spacing:

20-25 ft

Chill Hours:

200

Growth Rate:

Moderate

Harvest Time:

November

Year to Bear:

4-5 years

Pollinator:

Self

Does Not Ship To:

AK, AZ, CA, HI, PR
  • Description
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  • Care
Giombo is one of the most highly regarded astringent persimmons. Both fruit appearance and fruit quality are rated very high. The fruit of Giombo is large - up to 5 inches- and has the shape of the Hachiya, but smooth texture and is very sweet much like the Saijo persimmon. Fruit are light translucent orange and thin pealed with a sweet, juicy, jelly type flesh. Giombo fruit are a connoisseur’s choice! Fruit ripens mid October through mid November. The tree is early to start growth in the spring and is sometimes injured by freezing temperatures. This medium size tree grows to a maturity size of 15+ feet. It is self fertile and its leaves will turn red in the fall. It is an excellent choice for the deep South and South Texas. We graft the Giombo persimmon onto native American persimmon root stock. USDA ZONES: Zone 7, Zone 8, & Zone 9.
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At Plant Me Green we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care. We ship your plants using FedEx Ground the following business day after you have completed checkout. SUMMER SHIPPING: Due to the summer heat and to mitigate the stress on our plants during transit, we will only be shipping Monday thru Wednesday. If you place an order on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday your order will ship the following Monday. Please take into consideration your transit times before placing an order, using FedEx Ground's delivery estimation chart below.


We still cannot ship to some states based off the Agricultural Laws that may be in place. If you have any questions concerning transit time for your order, please feel free to contact us at info@plantmegreen.com or toll free 855-817-5268.

Combination orders: Orders containing a mix of bare root plants and potted plants will all ship together. If you have questions about shipping please contact us and we will do our best to assist you.

Bare root orders only: Bare root trees have to be dormant in order to be shipped. We will begin shipping directly after they are harvested. If everything goes according to schedule, bare root shipping will begin the last week in January.

We currently cannot ship to the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or US territories. We cannot ship trees internationally.

STEP 1) First, decide on a planting location. Consider carefully what kind of sun, soil, and growing-space your tree or shrub will need.
STEP 2) Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting.
STEP 3) Remove the plant from the pot and place the root ball in the hole. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system.
STEP 4) Once the plant is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material.
STEP 5) Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets.
STEP 6) When finished, water thoroughly.

Plant persimmon trees in full sun to partial shade and in moist, well-drained soil. Water regularly after planting, until tree is established. Persimmon trees need about 40 inches of water every year. Persimmons only need pruning if limbs are crossing or in order to control the tree's size.

Customer Reviews

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Tom Masinter
High quality tree

The persimmon trees arrived safely. They are very healthy and well rooted and of a good size. I will purchase again.

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Chris Van

Easy order plant arrived healthy. Super fast shipping I will order from plantmegreen again thank you

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george panjikaran

the plant was delivered healthy

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Peter Ob
Persimmon order review

Easy to order via the website, packaging was outstanding, shipping cost excellent even though these are potted trees and the two Persimmon trees look in good health. I'm impressed with the speed of my order and all.

Thank You.

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Irina Hoffman
An exellent deal!

All my trees that did not survive the previous year were replaced. All new trees that I received looked as they were described. Thank you. I am looking forward to buy more trees from you!

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