any idea why this happens or what can I do to prevent this. Hello, I have a persimmon tree and I get about 200 persimmons. Q:We planted a 'Hachiya' persimmon tree last fall, hoping for a nice harvest. The problem is that I don’t get to eat any of them because before they are ready to eat they all fall off the tree and I have to throw them out. 2. Hi all, I currently have a 7 year old persimmon tree and for the past couple of years have successfully had fruit with only a few fruit falling from the tree before maturity. If you pinch the blossoms off your tree before the petals drop and fruit begins to form, you will also be able to help avoid overbearing and fruit drop. I have a passion fruit vine that is about a year old. Which persimmon tree you opt to plant will depend on a number of factors: What grows well in your region, how you plan to use the persimmons, and the space available to you. They pretty much all dropped and I have about 3 friuts this year. Typically Persimmon trees are either male or female, and of course only the females bear fruit -- which are quite tasty if fully ripe but mind-boggelingly puckery … This year however, it's a different story. I noticed that my neighbors had some persimmon trees about 200-300 feet away from mine. Cut off the green leaves. Is this really the case? Soil is well draining, I live in NY and we get a lot of rain in spring and summer. The disease hits young plants the hardest and can often annihilate them, while older plants weaken, but most often survive the infection. I gave 10-10-10 last fall and this spring and I had unusually more flowers which turned many many little fruits. This spring, lots of little persimmons appeared, but they soon fell off. thanks so much It's heart-breaking. 4. from the BackyardNature.Net Website's "Persimmon Flower Page": PERSIMMON FLOWERS Persimmon trees, Diospyros virginiana, are common trees throughout the eastern US south of a line from about southern New York to eastern Kansas. They appear to be cut at the base of the flower leaving the empty sepal on the vine. Fuyu persimmons are best when they are firm. It is flowering superfluously but the flowers keep falling off. 3. For such a plant that is practicallly a dead twig during winter it seems to need so much water! June fruit drop—the natural tendency for fruit trees to shed some immature fruit after flowering—protects the health of the crop. Then, cut each half of the persimmon into thin rounds or wedges. Does my Fuyu persimmon need another persimmon tree for pollination to bear reliably? I water it everyday, although I noticed that the plant seems to be a water hog- requiring so much water! Persimmon varieties. The Tanenashi persimmon I planted as companion never leafed out and died. Using a knife, cut off the leaf-like flower and stem. There are a lot of ants all over the vine. In general, it is best to leave 4-6 inches between each fruit and break up any clusters that may form. growing green shoots and a lot of fruit blossoms that look like buds. There are a number of persimmon varieties to choose from, each with its own merits and uses. My Fuyu persimmon formed flowers and fruit in the second year but they all fell off. Prepare them like you would raw apples. I have about 10 fruit falling from the tree each day. Like persimmon wilt, the infection spreads to open wounds on trees, so treating existing cuts and bruises on mature trees and being careful to avoid additional damage is the best treatment. All the flowers that fall off seem to be pollinated as i can see a small developing ovary / fruit. Fragrant, white to greenish-yellow flowers bloom in late spring, with the male flowers appearing in clusters and the female flowers appearing solitary. But admittedly, admiring your trees' spectacular spring flowers, seeing the tiny fruits begin to form, and then witnessing them fall in large … Then, all of the sudden, they started falling off. Cut the persimmon in half, from the stem to the tail, to split the core into two halves. You may use small, sharp pruners to remove the fruit or simply pluck it off with your fingers. Edible persimmon fruits (1-2” in diameter) mature in fall to an orange to reddish-purple color, and may persist on the tree into winter.