• Overview
    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 Feature:
    Showy, Edible Fruit
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous spring flowers; fruit ripens in late fall.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:di-OS-pi-ros kak-EYE
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing tree to 30 ft. tall, spreading wider.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous spring flowers; fruit ripens in late fall.
    Flower color:Yellow
    Companion PlantsArborvitae (Thuja); Evergreen Clematis (Clematis armandii); Coneflower (Echinacea); Switch Grass (Panicum); Cedar (Cedrus); Lavender (Lavandula)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Diospyros kaki 'Fuyu' is grafted on D. lotus rootstock, which exhibits greater cold hardiness, improved disease resistance, and less propensity for forming suckers.

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