DIOSPYROS kaki

Commonly known as Chinese persimmon, Japanese persimmon.

Oval glossy green leaves which turn yellow orange and purple in autumn. Female plants bear conical yellow fruits
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DIOSPYROS kaki

 
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Small £27.50 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £45.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
plant size comparison icon 5 Litre
  • Deciduous
    Oval, glossy, dark-green leaves to 20cm (8in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    7m (22ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading tree
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold drying winds
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - male and female flowers are produced, usually, on separate plants
  • Medicinal properties
  • Pests & Diseases
    under glass, mealy bugs, scale and leaf rollers.
  • Place of origin
    China
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern - small, bell-shaped flowers to 1.5cm (½in) long
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - loamy
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  7m (22ft)
 

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