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Hachiya Japanese Persimmon Tree | Diospyros Kaki 'Hachiya'

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Non Astringent: This variety of persimmon can be eaten when it is still firm and crisp. 

The Ebenaceae Diospyros Kaki Hachiya, also referred to as the Japanese Persimmon, is a truly enchanting fruit-bearing tree that effortlessly enhances the aesthetic appeal of any garden while also providing a delightful abundance of fruits. The 'Hachiya' variety is truly exceptional among its diverse cultivars, boasting distinctive traits and an exquisite taste that is simply delightful. Welcome to our guide on the exquisite Ebenaceae Diospyros Kaki 'Hachiya'! Here, we will take you on a journey through the captivating appearance and essential care requirements of this remarkable plant.

The foliage of the 'Hachiya' variety showcases a stunning glossy, dark green hue, providing a lush and vibrant aesthetic to enhance the beauty of your garden landscape. In the splendid season of fall, the leaves undergo a magnificent transformation, revealing a breathtaking array of fiery red hues. This captivating display of autumnal beauty is sure to leave you in awe.

The Japanese Persimmon is known for its delightful bloom color, which emerges in late spring. During this time, the garden is adorned with small, yet charming, inconspicuous flowers. The 'Hachiya' variety showcases exquisite, cream-colored blooms that bestow a gentle and enchanting allure upon the tree.

The 'Hachiya' plant is known for its impressive height, reaching up to 25 feet. It also has a slightly narrower spread, which makes it perfect for smaller gardens or as a beautiful ornamental addition. The upright growth habit and gracefully branching structure of this plant lend to its overall elegant and refined appearance.

For optimal growth, it is essential to carefully choose a location with excellent drainage and ample sunlight. When embarking on the delightful journey of planting, it is of utmost importance to ensure that the soil you choose is abundant in organic matter, which will provide essential nutrients for your beloved plants. Additionally, it is advisable to aim for a slightly acidic soil pH level, as this will create an optimal environment for your green companions to thrive. For optimal planting, it is recommended to ensure that the width of the planting hole is approximately double the size of the root ball. However, it is important to note that the depth of the hole should not exceed the depth of the root ball. To effectively conserve moisture and suppress the growth of weeds, it is highly recommended to apply a layer of mulch around the base of the tree. This practice not only helps retain moisture in the soil, but also acts as a natural barrier against unwanted weed growth. By mulching the tree's base, you will create a favorable environment for the tree to thrive while minimizing competition from invasive plants.

For optimal growth and health, it is recommended to ensure that the soil surrounding your Japanese Persimmons remains consistently moist, particularly throughout the active growing season. For optimal plant health, it is highly recommended to practice deep and infrequent watering. This means allowing the soil to dry out slightly between each watering session. To ensure optimal plant health, it is crucial to steer clear of excessively moist conditions, as they can potentially result in the development of root rot.

For optimal plant health and growth, it is highly recommended to incorporate the practice of mulching into your tree care routine. To do so, carefully apply a layer of organic mulch around the tree's base, ensuring a thickness of 2 to 3 inches. It is essential to extend the mulch layer all the way to the drip line, which is the outermost reach of the tree's branches. This will provide numerous benefits, such as conserving moisture, regulating soil temperature, suppressing weed growth, and enhancing the overall aesthetics of your tree. Mulching is an excellent practice that aids in the retention of vital soil moisture, ensuring optimal hydration for your beloved plants. Additionally, it plays a crucial role in regulating the temperature of the soil, creating a favorable environment for healthy growth. Another noteworthy benefit of mulching is its ability to effectively suppress the growth of pesky weeds, allowing your plants to thrive without unnecessary competition for nutrients and resources. To ensure optimal plant health, it is advisable to exercise caution and refrain from accumulating mulch directly against the trunk. This practice helps prevent the possibility of rot, which can be detrimental to the overall well-being of the plant.

Pruning is an integral part of plant care, especially when it comes to maintaining the vitality and aesthetic appeal of your beloved tree. Regular pruning is of utmost importance to ensure that your tree remains in optimal health and retains its well-balanced form. To ensure optimal plant health and vitality, it is highly recommended to engage in pruning activities during the dormant season. This practice allows for the removal of any dead or diseased branches, which can hinder the overall growth and development of your beloved plants. By carefully tending to your plants during this period, you are taking a proactive approach towards maintaining their well-being and promoting a flourishing garden. Moreover, by strategically thinning the canopy, you can enhance the air circulation and allow more sunlight to penetrate, which ultimately boosts the overall vigor of the tree.

For optimal growth and development, it is recommended to nourish your 'Hachiya' Japanese Persimmons with a carefully selected balanced, HI-COTE 360 slow-release fertilizer during the spring season. To ensure optimal growth and health of your beloved tree, it is crucial to adjust the dosage of any plant-related products in accordance with its age and size. We highly recommend following the manufacturer's recommendations for dosage instructions. By doing so, you will provide your tree with the appropriate amount of nourishment it needs at each stage of its development. Remember, a well-nourished tree is a happy tree! To ensure optimal fruit production, it is advisable to steer clear of an overabundance of nitrogen. This is because an excess of nitrogen can stimulate an abundance of foliage growth, potentially hindering the development of fruits.

Refer to our complimentary planting guide for planting when you receive your order.


Our processing time usually is 1-3 days after receiving the order. Orders taken after 4:00 pm on Wednesday through Sunday will be shipped the following Monday.


The Plant Factory, Inc. offers the very best shipping processes to ensure quick, safe, and near-perfect results every time. Cold and heat may deter your order temporarily until it is safe to receive and plant your plants/trees in your area. At our discretion, we will hold order till the threat is gone ensuring you with the healthiest-viable product ordered.

Summer - Above 95 degrees | Winter - Below 34 degrees

Plant Highlight

  • Growing Zone: 6-11
  • Plant Brand: The Plant Factory Choice
  • Botanical Name: Diospyros Kaki 'Hachiya'
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Flower Color: White
  • Flower Fragrance: Slight
  • Fall Color: Yes
  • Type: Deciduous            
  • Mature Height: 10-12' feet tall
  • Mature Width: 10-15' feet wide
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Exposure: Sun to part shade
  • Soil Needs: Tolerant to many soils
  • Water Needs: Occasionally after established, drought tolerant
  • Pollinator Friendly: Yes
  • Resistant: Deer
  • Pruning Needs: Early spring trimming
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  • Grown by: The Plant Factory

Note: We put pictures and videos on our site to best represent our products, as an example of our quality as a grower.  You may, however receive a smaller or larger plant than pictured depending on the season you buy. You may or may not get a plant blooming as shown on our site.  We usually trim off blooms because they do not ship well. Your purchase of our plants should be considered an investment in your future garden and enjoy the process of growing it to its full potential.


Limited Conditional Warranty: Warranty is limited to guaranteeing plants will arrive safely and in good and healthy condition, and is conditioned on Seller receiving prompt notice (within 24 hours of delivery) of any problem with the condition accompanied by photo validation. No other additional, extended or long-term Warranty is expressed or implied. Minor broken branches and some leaf discoloration is considered cosmetic and normal for shipping plants through the mail. Keep in mind when if this happens these minor issues will not affect the health of your plants and trees. Loose soil does not qualify for any warranty replacement. Simply put back in container and water thoroughly, let rest for a few days and then replant.