Tag Archives: Persimmon

Persimmon Fruit update Autumn 2018

I thought I had better show a few fruit photos of this years 2017 crop of Persimmon’s. This variety is known ‘Dunaj’ which produces 7cm diameter fruit, that are relatively flat. It is self fertile, so it does not need … Continue reading

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2017 Persimmon – Sharon fruiting

The Sharon persimmon belongs to the non-astringent persimmons variety. They are cold resistant and will easily grow in the UK without the need for any protection. Tastes a little like an apricot. Harvest September-November. We are anticipating a good crop … Continue reading

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Persimmon – (Diospyros Kaki) Rojo Brillante – fruitlet Mid August

We are now getting to the time of the month where this fruit (Persimmon – Diospyros Kaki, Rojo Brillante) is getting more recognizable. Its already the size of a small plum. We have gone through the June drop, where lots … Continue reading

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Persimmon – (Diospyros Kaki) Rojo Brillante – fruitlet

Small fruitlet forming of Persimmon Rojo Brillante, should be a good crop of Persimmons this year.

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Date Plum – Diospyros Lotus – in flower

As a comparison with previous blog article here we have some Date Plum (Diospyros Lotus) in flower. Whereas the Diospyros Kaki flowers were something like 20mm across. These flowers are only 4mm across. Much much smaller, which goes in proportion … Continue reading

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Persimmons (Diospyros Kaki) are now flowering

The Persimmon flowers of the variety Rojo Brillante are now bursting open. The are quite large and are of wax like appearance. Rojo Brilliante belongs to the astringent cultivars classified (CFA), that is has fruits that are astringent and must … Continue reading

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Persimmon (Chocolate) has now set fruit

A good crop last year, and it looks like a similar crop this year. If its like last year, they should taste quite good.

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