Diospyros kaki ‘fuyu’
An outstanding deciduous fruit tree on superior Diospyros lotus rootstock with highly ornamental qualities. Fall foliage is a brilliant orange-red. Showy, bright orange-scarlet fruit ripens in late fall and remains on the bare stems well into winter. Non-astringent fruit is firm fleshed, and is best enjoyed when given time to soften slightly after harvesting from tree.
Light Needs: Full sun.
Watering Needs: Needs regular watering – weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size: Moderate growing tree to 30 ft. tall, spreading wider.
Key Features: Showy, Edible Fruit.
Blooms: Spring blooms, fruit ripens in late fall.