Chocolate Oriental Persimmon


  • Conventionally Grown
  • Bare-root

Also called Maru. This connoisseur variety has medium size red acorn shaped fruit. Learn more below

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Chocolate Oriental Persimmon

Common Name




Botanical Name

Diospyros kaki

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Chocolate Oriental Persimmon aka Maru (Diospyros kaki) is a connoisseurs variety that has medium size red acorn shaped fruit. Sweet spicy flesh is astringent until ripe. The only variety in America that produces viable male flowers, and can cause other varieties to produce seeds. Is a good pollinator for Coffeecake. This variety is highly productive and reaches a mature height of 20-25 feet, with a spread of 10-15 feet. Late season variety ripens from late October into early November. Bright orange- red fruit is medium size and very attractive. Flesh is of excellent quality, juicy, rich, sweet and has a dark cinnamon color. Being a pollination variant type it develops best quality with a pollinator such as Chocolate. Fruits can keep for a long time. The tree is both vigorous and productive. Hardiness zones 7-10.

Cold hardy to USDA Zone 7

Current stock sold as conventional bare root tree with 1/2″ caliper

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