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#3347798 - 09/05/13 06:49 AM Re: Persimmom Seeds now Trees [Re: huntinkev]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: huntinkev
I would like to try this. I have on mature tree but would like more.

What exactly did you do in the fridge? did you place them in dirt?


Do a little research on the internet to make sure I've got this right. I put the seeds in a dish surrounded by wet paper towel for maybe three months. Keep them moist. Supposedly, this "stratifies" the seed. Then, I transferred them to small pots and put them near a window until they grew to about five or six inches.

In early fall, I transferred them to the yard and protected them with chicken wire. They like as much sun as you can give them.

Good luck.
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#3348862 - 09/05/13 09:40 PM Re: Persimmom Seeds now Trees [Re: huntinkev]
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Cool. I will start doing this. Thanks for the info
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#3349492 - 09/06/13 01:17 PM Re: Persimmom Seeds now Trees [Re: Super8]
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You can plant them in the fall in a furrow, mulch w/sawdust. mother nature will chill them.
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#3350278 - 09/07/13 09:39 AM Re: Persimmom Seeds now Trees [Re: a retrohillbilly]
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This post just reminded me,that I have a gallon size freezer bag of these,that I put in the freezer last August. Do you think these would still be any good to use? I have 4 trees hanging full at my parents house,so I can get fresh ones,if I need to.
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#3350333 - 09/07/13 10:44 AM Re: Persimmom Seeds now Trees [Re: fourwheeler431]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: fourwheeler431
This post just reminded me,that I have a gallon size freezer bag of these,that I put in the freezer last August. Do you think these would still be any good to use? I have 4 trees hanging full at my parents house,so I can get fresh ones,if I need to.


I don't know for sure, but I imagine seeds get frozen in nature and do just fine.
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#3354073 - 09/10/13 02:04 PM Re: Persimmom Seeds now Trees [Re: gil1]
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This is "sort of" off subject, but the fruit on my persimmon tree is HUGE this year. Must of been all the rain.
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