LOWDER FARM  & NURSERY
15251 NW Hwy 129 Trenton, FL 32693
Call Us: (352) 463-7742
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Our trees are grafted by us here at the nursery from our own orchard to ensure correct identification. They are grafted on Diospyros Virginiana rootstock which we also grow. Oriental Persimmons grow best in zones 7 thru 10. We no longer ship. All trees must be picked up here at the farm.

Non-Astringent

(Can be eaten hard or soft)

Astringent

(best eaten soft)
Fuyu, also know as Fuyugaki, is the most popular non-astringent tree in Florida. Fruit is shaped like a big tomato and is crisp and sweet when eaten hard. Fruit ripens over a 2 month period.

Hana Fuyu, also known as Yotsundani or Giant Fuyu. Fruit is slightly larger than most.
Saijo is considered the sweetest persimmons although it must be soft to be eaten. The large upright vigorous tree is capable of producing heavy yields. Fantastic fruit for drying.

Hachiya is a large, heart shaped fruit. They are high quality and jelly-fleshed with an attractive red skin coloration.



Our trees are field grown whip-style. These trees are 8 to 14' tall in the nursery; however, they are pruned 3' to 4' tall for proper growth. This is where your branches will grow to make a sturdy tree to produce fruit. Height is not important, size of the trunk is. Trees are approximately 1 ½ to 2 ½ inches around. Trees are 1 year old with 2 year old rootstock. They take approximately 3 years to bear fruit. Trees are $24.95 each.
   
Three-Year Old Trees We have some beautiful 2, 3 & 4 year old, 6-10' well-branched persimmon trees in the nursery. Many of these had fruit this year. They are $37 to $57 each, bare root.   These large trees will not fit in cars, and we do not ship trees.   Orders must be placed in advance so we can dig and package trees.


We are discontinuing shipping.
Some sources you may wish to contact for persimmon trees:

In the Texas area:
Rick Matt, Matt Family Orchard, Inc.
21110 Bauer Hockley Road
Tomball, TX 77377
email: Mattfamilyorchard@yahoo.com
phone (281)351-7676

Just Fruits & Exotics
30 St. Frances St.
Crawfordville, FL, 32327
phone: 888-926-7441

For native American Persimmons, try:
England's Orchard and Nursery
316 S.R. 2004
McKee, Kentucky 40447
Ph. 606 965 2228
email: nuttrees@prtcnet.org
www.nuttrees.net

If you have any questions, please call us at: 352-463-7742
or e-mail us at llowder@lowderfarm.com.com


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