[nafex] Japanese Persimmon Fruit Drop

lee sharp sharplr at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 6 10:15:05 EDT 2001

Several things will cause young persimmons to drop. 
One of them is what you experienced, excessive
moisture/rain.  Other things are:

    Too dry
    Too much fertilize
    Not enough fertilize

Young trees have a tendency to produce more
blooms/fruit than they can support.  They will drop
the excess.

--- pete at riflemag.com wrote:
> Hi...I have had lots of rain here...over 13" in a
> week...2 weeks ago. 
> Now I see all of my 50 cent sized persimmons have
> fallen. I think the 
> Fuyu tree still is  holding a few. 
> Has anyone experienced this problem ? Seems this has
> happened before 
> here.
> Thanks
> Pete in 8b, Pearl River, La.

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