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Diospyros kaki 'Hana Gosho'

Common Name(s):
Hana Gosho persimmon
Categories:
Edible Plants, Trees
Comment:

Hana Gosho persimmon has a vigorous upright growth and strong scaffold branching. Late ripening. It is an early-bearing cultivar with consistant yields. It is usually free from diseases and insects. In order to ensure better fruiting, planting two cultivars is recommended.

Height:
12-15 ft.
Flower:
It produces small amount of male flower. The female flowers have a creamy yellow color and tend to grow singly. The flowers have four crown-shaped sepals and four petals. It blooms from May to June.
Zones:
7-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full-sun. Loamy and well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.
Form:
Upright with scaffold branching
Edibility:
It produces medium to large sized orange to red fruit. It is usually flat or conic with a light-flesh. The fruit is non-astringent and sweet, ripens from September to October but due to its shedding characteristic during immature season, the yield can be affected.
Width:
8-10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Vigorous
Leaf:
The green, glossy leaves also have a fall color.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2989

Diospyros kaki 'Hana Gosho' Opening of a fruit
Photo by Bren Buenaluz, CC BY - 2.0
Diospyros kaki 'Hana Gosho' Fruit and leaves
Photo by Bren Buenaluz, CC BY - 2.0