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Diospyros kaki Ichikikei Jiro

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Diospyros kaki Ichikikei Jiro Japanese Persimmon,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Spreading, Upright

Deciduous, self-fertile, non astringent, dwarf Persimmon tree that produces medium, shiny reddish-orange round fruit, maturing early season. Fruit flesh is crunchy and sweet. Fruit is great for using in deserts or to eat as is. Attractive Autumn foliage colour. Great variety for cooler climate areas. Stores well. Grows approx. 2.5m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Fruit Fly, Mealy Bugs, Mites, Scale, Thrips

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
TBA Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, Orange
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate