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Maekwa - Jiro Persimmon

Item #: Maekwa - Jiro Persimmon
Availability: Out of Stock
Price: $34.95

    Maekawa - Jiro Persimmon is firm and crunchy with a sweet sugar cane like flavor. Maekawa-Jiro persimmon tree is a small grower, the trees rarely exceed 15 foot in height.

    Ripe when it turns orange, Jiro can be eaten while its flesh is still firm, like an apple. Ripens early, a week or so earlier than Ichi. Fruits are large and usually seedless.

    Fruit ripens mid-October through mid-November. Zones 7-9.

    Size Shipped 2yr old 18-36" container grown - $34.95

    *Note:Spring trees are shipped bareroot without soil or a container.

    Price does not include Shipping and Handling.

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    Mature Height: 15'

    Mature Spread: 15'-20'

    Fruit: Non-Astringent Large Orange in color, conical shape

    Pollination: Self-pollinating

    Light requirement: Full sun

    Soil type: Adapted to upland, wet if only seasonal and well drained or sandy clay or loam; Ph 6.0-7.0

    Foliage: Beautiful red-purple color in fall, deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)

    Fertilization: New trees planted in the winter won’t need fertilizer (balanced time released 10-10-10 fertilizer or Espoma Tree Tone Organic) until April or May.

    Pruning: Light annul pruning as needed. See Pruning section under "How to plant and grow"Maintenance: Easy

    Hardiness Zone: 7-10

    Available for pickup at the farm 1-gallon and 3-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.