Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Will persimmon tolerate flooding?

Posted by alexander3 6 Pennsylvania (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 21, 13 at 10:28

Hello,

I may have an opportunity to plant some American persimmon trees at a community garden nearby. There is an area there that floods when it rains, and there can be standing water for several days after heavy rains. FWIW, there are a lot of buttercups and coreopsis growing there. How well does American persimmon tolerate standing water?

There is also space where it does not flood, but I was hoping to take advantage of the flood prone area with something that will put up with that, and save the higher ground for trees that will not.

Alex


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Will persimmon tolerate flooding?

Yes, they do take a beating.Flooding over a month or so maybe not.Just plant them and you are good to go.


 o
RE: Will persimmon tolerate flooding?

Thanks for the feedback. I don't think the area is ever flooded more than a week or so, certainly not a month.


 o
RE: Will persimmon tolerate flooding?

If possible mound up the dirt before planting.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here