The persimmon trees that we have for sale are all excellent varieties when planting for whitetail deer. Because these varieties are 90 chromosome, they will grow up out of the native range of persimmons. They will produce abundant fruit annually. The different varieties we have available for sale will give you a nice drop from late summer through into winter, depending on the variety you choose.
American persimmons (Diospyros virginiana) are native to North America. Persimmon trees are easy to maintain and grow. This is because they have very few diseases or insect pest. They will grow in a wide variety of soil types and conditions. However persimmons will do best when planting into moist well drained soil. The grafted female varieties and seedling grown female trees that we have for sale will all produce seedless fruit with out a pollinator because they are self fruitful. I have cut down and removed all my male trees. This left all my female trees producing seedless fruit. The female trees continued to produce heavily through parthenocarpy. Meaning they develop of fruit with out prior fertilization.
Persimmon trees truly are loved by the whitetail deer for there sweet plum like fruit. This has lead me to find some new varieties from the north. So I began searching for persimmons trees growing up out of the native range. The persimmon trees for sale were chosen for a lot of reasons. one being that they are growing up out of the native range of persimmons. Two they are producing without a male pollinator. Three they produce heavily with some great drop times! Persimmon trees are just a great way to provide a solid food source.
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