One of the best American Persimmon Varieties, Early Golden American Persimmon has 1.5″ diameter fruit that becomes very sweet and deep orange when ripe, with a delicious taste not unlike dates.
One of our best native American fruits and hardy to minus 25 degrees F.
Produce bountiful crops of delicious, light-orange fruit. American Persimmon fruit is ready to eat when it is soft like a tomato and is great for fresh eating and for making delectable cookies, cakes, and other treats. American Persimmon trees are easy to keep 10-12 ft in height with pruning. They like full to half day sun and can grow on most soils. Our varieties are partially to fully self-fertile. Naturally pest and disease resistant, our American Persimmon varieties can produce 30 lbs. or more of fruit and often begin bearing the 2nd or 3rd year after planting.
Latin Name: Diospyros virginiana
Site and Soil: Persimmons like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil
Bloom Time: June
Ripening Time: Late September
Yield: 30+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: With proper care and placement Persimmon trees are not bothered by pests or diseases.