American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)
Small 12 to 24 inches tall $25.00: Medium 2 to 3 feet tall $35.00:
Large trees 3 to 5 feet tall $45.00.
- Prok - Persimmon was a seedling From Cornell University breeding program grown out by John Gordon of Amherst NY. Produces very large fruit, ripens in August here in Kentucky, has few seed. It is my Favorite persimmon for cooking and eating out of hand. Ripens long before frost.
- 100-46 - From the breeding work of Jerry Lehman of Terra Haute, Indiana one of his newest creations. Very large fruit, smooth flesh, clear pulp and made to be loved. While not a large tree it is one of the heaviest producing persimmons I have ever witnessed. Very good flavor and smooth flesh. This one is all about taste.
- Deer Magnet - A late ripening cultivar, so named because deer love this variety of Persimmon. It is known that the deer will always eat the best first. During late fall to early winter, this Persimmon tree is a fruit bearing magnet for wild life. It is a great tasting persimmon and is a must for the hunter that has deer in mind for that trophy rack.
Container Grown // Can be picked up at the nursery.
Royalty of $3.00 goes to the breeding of new cultivars.
- Wonderful - Late ripening September to early October. The largest fruit to come out of the England's selection of new cultivars for production and taste. Very large fruit. Prodigy of Yates/Juhl X F-100 male. Tree of medium size with spreading growth habits. Would be good for wild life food source late in the fall and for a late ripening cultivar to add to any collection for pulp production.
- Rosseyanka - Virginiana X Kaki persimmon A Russian hybrid and a development of Nikita's Botanical Gardens of Yalta. Large fruit 2 to 3 inches that is nearly seedless and tastes like Kaki persimmon, has been evaluated and grown in the USA for nearly 20 years. Recorded to withstand temperatures down in -20's in January 1996 in Indiana. Is very winter hardy.
Ripens late // Cold hardy to Zone 5
Asian Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) -
These very fine persimmon have been tested and selected for many years. They have been selected over many others for their taste, size and cold hardiness.
Click HERE for KOREAN Language Version of Asian Persimmon
- Huk Kam - Korean cultivar meaning Black / blue Persimmon comes to us from Korea. It is a medium sized fruit for a Kaki and is somewhat a Pollen Variant, but should be known as an astringent type. Fruit has Orange flesh, Ripe when soft.
Shipped in containers. Limited Numbers. Zone 7 or Higher
Priced at $50.00 Each
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- Nikitskaya Bordovaya - A cross between American and Asian persimmon combining the larger fruit size of Asian persimmon and greater hardiness of the American parent, but only hardy to about - 8 degree F. Fruit is orange/red, very sweet and delicious when soft ripe.
Grown in Containers // Zone 6 - PRICE $30.00
- Kasandra - A Hybrid of Great Wall crossed by an F2 Male of Rosseyanka Hybrid back crossed to Virginiana. Tested cold hardy to - 11 degrees with no evidence of freeze damage. A large fruit measuring about 2.50 to 3.00 inches, delicious when ripe. Hybridized by David Lavergne, has a Brix test of 21 and ripens mid-season. Luscious bright green foliage looks like a true Kaki.
Container Grown trees // Zone 6 to 5b
SIZE and PRICE: Medium $40.00; Large $50.00
Other cultivars included are Ama-Yotsumizo and San Pedro
PRICE: $35 each
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