Diospyros kaki 'Chocolate'
Its medium-sized, orange. elongated fruit has a chocolately-brown flesh that is extremely sweet and tasty. The elongated fruit has a chocolately-cinnamon.
Ripens: Late October in to Early November. They are soft and sweet.
A favorite of our Toms Creek Staff.
'Chocolate' is listed on a website called 'Trees of Antiquity'.
The flavor is different depending on if it was pollinated or not. Chocolate is considered PCNA - Pollination Constant/Non-Astringent.
Photos courtesy of L.E. Cook in Visalia, CA & Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC
|20' - 30'
|10' - 20'
|Upright & Arching
|Primary Foliage Color
|Seasonal Foliage Color
|Sheds leaves for the colder months
|Plump, delicious persimmons
|Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
|Cold Hardiness Zone
|7 - 9