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Saijo PersimmonDiospyros kaki

  • Saijo Persimmon

The Saijo persimmon tree is a favorite for good reason. The fruit is sweet, contains very few seeds, and is great for fresh eating, baking, and drying In addition to delicious fruit, this tree also provides pinkish-white spring blossoms and vivid fall color in shades of orange, yellow and red.

  • Produces conical fruit with yellow to orange colored skill and a yellow flesh

  • Blooms in late spring, with pinkish-white flowers

  • Features intense orange, yellow, and red foliage in the fall

  • Self-pollinates

  • Has excellent pest resistance as well as good disease and drought tolerance

  • Bears fruit in 2–3 years

  • Will be delivered in a 1-gallon pot at a height of 1 1/2' - 3 1/2'

Hardiness Zones

The saijo persimmon can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 6–9. View Map

Tree Type

Growth Speed Medium Growth Rate

This tree grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year.

Sun Preference