Chocolate Persimmon

Chocolate Persimmon

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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.

Astrigent    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  

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Fruit Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 20' - 30'
Spread 10' - 20'
Shape Upright & Arching
Primary Foliage Color Medium Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Sheds leaves for the colder months
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color
Fruit Plump, delicious persimmons
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full sun
Water Preferences Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 7 - 9