SelecTree: Tree Detail
Diospyros kaki 'Fuyu'
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, Quail Botanical Gardens - Encinitas, CA and Lotusland - Santa Barbara, CA
Resistant to oak root fungus. Fruit is hard when eaten, non-astringent.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Oval, Rounded or Umbrella Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 20 - 35 feet.
Width: 15 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Elliptic, Medium to Dark Green, Red, Gold, Orange or Multicolored, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. White. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Prolific, Orange Berry, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall Edible.
Bark Dark Brown, Blocky.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 6 - 9, 14 - 16 and 18 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 7.
Exposure Full Sun.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Armillaria. Susceptible to Brown Rot, Chlorosis, Crown Rot, Root Rot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
None Known Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Diospyros kaki 'Fuyu' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Nov 15, 2018.
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