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#953868 - 10/06/08 10:53 AM Persimmon Boost?
skynimrod
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I have some producing female trees on my hunting property and would like to know if I can help them out for next year and years to come. Any recommendations, like fertilizer (all or only females), lime, or pruning other trees out around them, etc?
"Thanks" Sky
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#953904 - 10/06/08 11:22 AM Re: Persimmon Boost? [Re: skynimrod]
treehanger27
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i have always heard that if you fertilize oaks that it will make the acorns sweeter and the deer love them. should work on persimmon.
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#954029 - 10/06/08 12:04 PM Re: Persimmon Boost? [Re: treehanger27]
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 Originally Posted By: treehanger27
i have always heard that if you fertilize oaks that it will make the acorns sweeter and the deer love them. should work on persimmon.


Old wive's tail. Fertilizing a fruit tree at the wrong time can actually make it dump it's fruit.

Removing comnpetition from surrounding trees will help.
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#954122 - 10/06/08 12:43 PM Re: Persimmon Boost? [Re: BSK]
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YEP! If you fert in the spring it will drop fruit... i did it.... Fert in January or Feburary....
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#954198 - 10/06/08 01:17 PM Re: Persimmon Boost? [Re: ]
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Yes stovepipe, those will work.
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#954942 - 10/06/08 08:10 PM Re: Persimmon Boost? [Re: BSK]
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i opened the canopy around my persimmon trees and they are really producing good now
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#3155858 - 02/08/13 07:49 AM Re: Persimmon Boost? [Re: LA man]
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So do we need to be fertilizing all our persimmons right now>>??
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#3155871 - 02/08/13 07:58 AM Re: Persimmon Boost? [Re: diamond hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: diamond hunter
So do we need to be fertilizing all our persimmons right now>>??
before green up seems like the standard answer
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#3155912 - 02/08/13 08:41 AM Re: Persimmon Boost? [Re: diamond hunter]
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I am
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#3156445 - 02/08/13 03:46 PM Re: Persimmon Boost? [Re: TS_13]
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what kind of fertilizer do you use?
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