Persimmon Tree - Size Shipped Is 1-3 Feet in HeightThe persimmon tree grows in many states in the United States. Some of the states it grows in are Connecticut, Texas, Iowa, and Texas. It can stand temperatures as low as 32 degrees. The Asian persimmon tree is grown in nurseries in the US and tolerates temperatures as low as zero. It is another variety of the persimmon tree and only grown by specialty growers. There are several ways to grow persimmon trees by seed, grafting or cutting the suckers. The American persimmon trees requires both male and female trees in some varieties to produce fruit and some are self seeding. While the Asian persimmon is self seeding. The Soil they are planted in should have a ph level of 6.5 to 7.5. Soil should be well drained and the location in a sunny spot. Dig a very deep hole as this tree has deep roots. Fill the hole with soil and loam at bottom than the rest native soil and loam. Once in the ground they should be watered regularly until established. Keep them watered in periods of little rain. Do not fertilize them unless they seem not to be growing well. Remember that in order to grow fruit some American persimmon trees need the male and female tree. Today there are varieties of American persimmon that are self seeding. These trees are sensitive to temperatures that go lower than 10 degrees. This will damage their sensitive buds. They do not grow well in hot dessert like conditions. The trees should be planted at least 20 feet apart. When planting one from a nursery cut down to three feet and prune regularly. Fertilize in February and March. The American Persimmon is an attractive tree that need little care. They are grown for ornamental reasons and their tasty fruit.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:Description: Latin Name- Diospyros - Hardy Planting Zones- 6-9, Mature Height- 8-18 ft Width- 8-10 ft Sun or Shade- Full Sun