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Persimmon Resources & Links

Fruit and Nut Information (this website) - Persimmon (a listing of useful links)

Florida publications 

Oriental Persimmons in Florida

Insect Management in Oriental Persimmon

Information for Home Gardeners

Growing Temperate Tree Fruit and Nut Crops in the Home Garden and Landscape 

California Backyard Orchard: Persimmon 

Nurseries in California

Dave Wilson Nursery

L.E. Cook Co.

Raintree Nursery


Bellini, E. 2002. Cultural practices for persimmon production. First Mediterranean symposium on persimmon 51: 39–52.  Retrieved March 10, 2013:  Brun, C. A. Persimmons: an overview of cultivars, production, harvesting and marketing.

UC Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center: Persimmon. Powerpoint file retrieved Feb. 14, 2012: http://fruitsandnuts.ucdavis.edu/datastore/?ds=391&reportnumber=612&catcol=2806&categorysearch=Persimmon

California County Agricultural Commissioners' Report 2012. USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service California Field Office:Retrieved 1 Sep 2014: http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/California/Publications/AgComm/Detail/

CaliFuyu. California Fuyu Growers Assoc., Valley Center, CA. Retrieved Feb. 14, 2012: http://www.sdfarmbureau.org/fuyu

Carroll, D. 2013.  Persimmon pest management in San Joaquin Valley. Retrieved on March 5, 2013: http://aaie.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Persimmon-Pest-Management-in-the-San-Joaquin-Valley.pdf

Das, S., Shillington, L., and Hammett, T. 2001.  Fact Sheet 13: Persimmon. Non-Timber Forest Products. Retrieved Feb. 16, 2012:   http://www.sfp.forprod.vt.edu/factsheets/persimmon.pdf

Farrar, K. 1999. Crop Profile for Persimmons in California. Retrieved on March 5, 2013: http://www.ipmcenters.org/cropprofiles/docs/capersimmons.pdf

Hartman, H.T., Kester D.E., Davies, F.T., and Geneve R.L., 2010. Hartmann and Kester’s Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices. 8th ed. Chapter 19 Propagation Methods and Rootstocks for Fruit and Nut Species. p. 728-29. Retrieved Oct. 20, 2011: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/faculty/davies/index.html

LaRue, J.H., Opitz, K.W., and Beutel, J.A. 1982. Growing persimmons in California. Division of Agricultural sciences University of California leaflet 21277. Retrieved on March 2, 2013: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/sustainag/extn_pub/fruitpubs/Growing%20Persimmons.pdf

Morton, J. 1987. Japanese Persimmon in: J. Morton, Fruits of Warm Climates. Miami, FL: 411-416. Retrieved on Feb. 14, 2012: http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/japanese_persimmon.html

Ryugo, K., Schroeder, C., Sugiura, A., and Yonemori, K. 1988. Persimmons for California. California Agriculture July-Aug. p. 7-9. Retrieved on March 5, 2013: http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/repositoryfiles/ca4204p7-68792.pdf

Tetsumura, T., Tao, R., and Yukinaga H. 1999. Orchard growth, flowering and fruiting of micropropagated Japanese persimmon trees. J. of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 74(2): 251-253. Woodburn, K.R., Andersen, P.C. 1996. Pollination and pollen source influence fruit of oriental persimmon ‘Fuyu’ and ‘Tanenashi’. HortScience 31(2):218-221. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/31/2/218.full.pdf

Yamada, M., Giordani, E., and Yonemori, K. 2012. Persimmon.pp 663-693 In Fruit Breeding. Badenes M.L.  and Byrne D. (eds). Handbook of plant breeding.ISBN 978-1-4419-0762-2. Springer New York Dordrecht Heidelberg London.

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