Dateplum Persimmon (Diospyros lotus) is a deciduous fruit tree that can grow up to 29 feet tall. It is in flower in July, and the seeds ripen from October to November. The species is dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required). . The plant is not self-fertile.
Growing Your Dateplum Persimmon Seeds.
# 1 | Soak your dateplum persimmon seeds in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
# 2 | Place seeds in moist (not wet) sand inside a zip-lock bag. Place bag in back of fridge for 90 days.
# 3 | Plant seeds 1/4 in deep, and press soil firmly.
# 4 | Seeds will germinate in 30-180 days.