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availability spring 2023 Persimmon Tree (Diospyros kaki) DAR SOPHIEVKI

Early Ukrainian persimmon hybrid. The advantage is three weeks earlier ripening, less growth and a improved fruit quality and taste compared to the Rossijanka variety. Next advantages of the variety are sweet and fragrant fruits, long shelf life and frost resistance. It is better cold hardy than Japanese persimmon (non hybrid), also recommended for planting outside the wine-growing areas.

Origin: Ukraine, breeder V.N. Derevyanko, year 2012
Vigour: moderate, a 10-year-old tree reaches a height of 3 m, the canopy is hemispherical, medium-dense
Flowering period: June, this variety is self-fertile, reliably bears fruit even without pollination. The variety itself is an excellent pollinator.
Fruits: flat spherical, medium-sized, an average of 130 - 150 g, skin orange to orange-red, pulp when fully ripe is orange, sweet, fragrant and very tasty
Harvest season: the fruits usually ripen in the first decade of October, in compare with other hybrid persimmons ripen more early
Yield: very high, better than Rosseyanka, up to 100 kg / adult tree. The first fruit bears in the 3rd - 4th year after planting.
Storage: up to 2 months under standard conditions
Disease resistance: excellent, reliably resistant to pests and fungi diseases, chemical protection is not required
Frost resistance: -24°C, frost protection is recommended in northern areas for the first two years after planting

Details and Specifications
Pot growing plant: well rooted one year old pot plant

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Persimmon (D. kaki x D. virginiana) DAR SOPHIEVKI

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  • Breeder/Origin: Derevjanko, V.N., Ukrajina
  • Product Code: Dar Sofievky-kontajner
  • Availability: availability spring 2023
  • Height of plant when delivery: 80-120 cm
  • Pot size: 4 liter
  • Rootstock-vigour : Diospyros virginiana seedling
  • 39.00€
  • Ex Tax: 39.00€

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