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what do you think of Tecumseh persimmon?

Posted by cousinfloyd NC 7 (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 4, 14 at 16:07

Anyone grow it? Reports from Wye Plantation and Edible Landscaping both seem to indicate that it's an especially easy and long-lived variety.


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RE: what do you think of Tecumseh persimmon?

CF,

I found an old thread that Creekweb had one.

"•Posted by creekweb 6,7 (My Page) on Mon, Jan 20, 14 at 17:43

I have a Tecumseh tree that's about seven years old. It's thought to be a Great Wall seedling, and the two are somewhat similar, but the Tecumseh ripens later, and the tree is faster growing and larger. I prefer my very prolific dwarf Great Wall. The Tecumseh and a number of my other persimmons were exposed to at least -11F this winter with only a sheet of ice for protection, so its survival is questionable."

Tony


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