Growing Asian Persimmons From Seeds. Asian persimmons (Diospyros kaki) produce orange edible fruits giving, the garden a punch of color right before harvest. Look for Asian persimmons under some of the other common names including Japanese persimmon, Oriental persimmon or simply kaki. Asian persimmons grow in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 7 through 10.
Japanese Persimmon seeds Diospyros kaki seeds. Fragrant, non showy flowers bloom in late spring, with the creamy white female flowers appearing solitary and the pink toned male flowers appearing in clusters of three. Edible persimmon fruits to 4 inches in diameter mature …
Place the persimmon seeds in a plastic sandwich bag or glass jar with an equal amount of moist sand or peat. Store the bag or jar in the refrigerator for three months. This cold-treatment is known as stratification and breaks the seed’s dormancy, which can inhibit germination.
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Fuyu Jiro Persimmon tree produces fruit with a mellow, sweet flavor. A deciduous tree for Southern gardens, it grows in zones 7-10.
From reading: Best is to put seed straight in the ground, while still wet. If it’s summer, put the pot of dirt in the freezer for about 30 days to cold stratify. (if it’s winter, just put it outside and wait). From experience: Putting in the freezer after drying (preferably in damp soil) works to spur germination,
Kakai squash has completely hull-less seeds are superb for roasting! Slightly oblate, delicately ribbed fruits are an unusual shade of yellow-orange, mottled here and there in dark green to virtually black. Semi-bush plants are compact and great for smaller gardens.
Sow 2 seeds at the appropriate spacing interval for the variety’s vine length, 1/2-1″ deep. Thin to 1 plant per spacing interval after seedlings are established. PLANT SPACING: For between-row spacing, bush plants require 4-5′, short-vine habits require 6′ and long-vine habits generally require 12′.