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Persimmon Rojo Brilliante - Astringent

Persimmon Rojo Brilliante - Astringent

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Plants are dormant late autumn and winter- no leaves until spring.

The Rojo Brilliante is technically an Astringent persimmon with a distinct elongated dome-shape and a sensationally smooth, bright orange to red skin. 

The Rojo can have the astringency removed by carbon dioxide treatment, and is therefore delicious when eaten firm or soft, peel on or peel off. 

Rojo has high levels of sweetness and flavour and a thin skin make this a very attractive variety.

Rojo originates in Spain, The variety was first discovered growing in Valencia region over 50 years ago and is thought to have developed naturally from the conventional persimmon varieties that were introduced into eastern Spain

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How To Grow Persimmon Rojo Brilliante - Astringent

Climate
Subtropical, Warm Temperate

Position
Full sun

Height
Gets to 3-5 metres

Pollination
Self pollinating

Propagated
Grafted

Time to Fruit
2-3 years

Watering
Moderate watering with great drainage

Harvest
April - June

Frost/Cold Tolerant
Occassion frost

Deciduous
Yes

Grow in a Pot
In a large pot

Quarantine Restrictions
WA