Persimmon Yates fruit in hand

Yates American Persimmon

Diospyrus virginiana

Yates have very large fruits for a native persimmon, 2 1/2" in diameter. Ripening late August- September. Very productive. Self fertile. Discovered by Ed Yates of Cincinnati, OH. Yates won first place at the Mitchell Persimmon Festival in 1983. Height 20' Space 15' circle Zones 5-8.

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceExcellent
Disease ResistanceExcellent
Drought ToleranceVery Good
Heat ToleranceVery Good
Humidity ToleranceVery Good
Sun ToleranceVery Good
Wet Soil ToleranceFair
Shade ToleranceGood
No SprayExcellent
Salt ToleranceFair
Fresh for KidsGood
Deer ResistanceFair
Plant TypeTree
Soil TypeAdaptable
Edible TypeFruit
Self FertileYes
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