The Deer Magnet grafted American female persimmon! Deer will find these trees and bucks will guard them to protect this special food supply. They love the sweet nutty flavor. The Deer Magnet Persimmon ripens late, and drops its fruit very late in October through December depending on where they are planted; i.e USDA plant zone.
Grafted female American persimmons will bear fruit in 2-3 years depending on care and climate they receive. Medium sized persimmon, 1.25-1.5" long. Heavy bearer.
Very cold hardy, With a slow growth rate, all persimmons are easy to grow. Zones 5-9.
Size Shipped 18-24" 1 yr old 1 gallon container grown - $31.95
*Note:Spring trees are shipped bareroot without soil or a container.
Price does not include Shipping and Handling.
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Mature Height: 30'-50'
Mature Spread: 20'-35'
Foliage: Beautiful red color in fall, deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
Bloom: May - June in most areas
Fruit: Orange (when ripe) 1-1.5" fruit with 4-6 large flat seeds
Wildlife: Excellent late ripening fruit - drops from tree in late Oct-Nov. Excellent for deer and wildlife.
Light requirements: Full sun
Soil type: Adapted to upland, wet if only seasonal and well drained or sandy clay or loam; Ph 6.0-7.0
Pollination: Plant with grafted American female early drop persimmon and or 3 or more native American seedling persimmons for best pollination and production.
Fertilization:It is not recommended to fertilize trees at time of planting or young trees. Excessive fertilizing may cause premature fruit drop. Apply a balanced fertilizer (such as a 10-10-10 or Espoma Tree Tone Organic) in late or early spring after the tree is established.
Pruning: Most persimmon trees require little pruning, especially once they’re bearing fruits. Pruning is usually restricted to controlling the tree’s size or removing dead, diseased, and damaged branches. Prune any suckers that develop
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Available at farm for pickup: 3-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.