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Persimmon 'Ichikikei Jiro'

Diospyros kaki 'Ichikikiei Jiro'

Persimmon (Eng.) Tamatiepruim (Afr.)

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Persimmons are deciduous trees and produce sweet, tangy, tomato-like fruit that range in colour from orange to red when ripe. Ichikikei Jiro is an early ripening, non-astringent variety and can be eaten like an apple before fully ripe. A good choice for the home garden.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Fruit will ripen during March. Cut persimmon fruits from the tree, making cuts close to the fruit calyx, when fruit is fully colored. Even though mature fruit is firm when picked, persimmons bruise easily. Store persimmons at room temperature.

Propagation

Cuttings
Graft or bud the cultivar onto the desired rootstock.

Special features

Geography

Origin
East
Natural climate
Mediterranean, Subtropical coastal

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Edible
Fruit can be eaten fresh while still firm or left to ripen and soften. Can be used in cooking and baking.

Personality

Family
Ebenaceae
Flower colour
Creamy white
Scent
None

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