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Persimmon 'Triumph'

Diospyros virginiana 'Triumph'

Sharon Fruit, Persimmon (Eng.), Boomtamatie (Afr.)

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The 'Triumph' persimmon is a seedless non-astringent variety and can be eaten like an apple before fully ripe.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Autumn, Winter

Harvesting

Pick the fruit before they are fully ripened. Store in a cool place and eat once they have ripened.

Propagation

Cuttings
Graft on seedling rootstock or make cutiings from good quality tree.
Seed
Seedlings can be grown from seed after seed has been scarified.

Special features

Autumn colour
Beautiful orange-red leaves.

Geography

Origin
Israel
Natural climate
Mediterranean, Subtropical coastal

Environment

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

Uses

Edible
The fruit can be eaten fresh or used in cooking and baking.

Personality

Family
Ebenaceae
Flower colour
Creamy white
Scent
Mild

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