Persimmon tree keep dropping fruit! Hi all, I currently have a 7 year old persimmon tree and for the past couple of years have successfully had fruit with only a few fruit falling from the tree before maturity. This year however, it's a different story.
I have about 10 fruit falling from the tree each day. It's heart-breaking. Homeowners often call their local nursery with a question: Why does my Persimmon Tree drop its fruit at an immature stage? Juvenile Persimmons. On a mature tree, first choice is often excess nitrogen/fertilizers.
Second is over watering. Most often I see the problem with Persimmons planted in a lawn where both happen.
Mar 10, The tree’s roots will get too much moisture and rot, which can cause leaf drop of persimmon. Fertilizer – Too much fertilizer can also result in your persimmon tree losing leaves. Don’t fertilize more than once a year. Apply a balanced fertilizer in late winter or early spring.
If you’ve already added nitrogen heavy fertilizer to your garden soil, don’t be surprised Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Nov 12, The amount of sun and water may be the cause of persimmon flowers falling off or losing fruit. Inadequate sunlight, especially as fruit develop, may cause the tree to drop fruit in the early summer. Jun 16, There are a number of environmental reasons that can cause premature fruit drop. Lack of moisture.
Too much nitrogen. Not enough sunshine. Late freeze can cause premature fruit drop. Depending on cultivar, fruit can reach maturity without pollination, but others require pollination to prevent premature fruit drop or failure to develop fruit. Oct 10, However, if your persimmon tree is consistently dropping fruit and its leaves are yellowing, you may be over-fertilizing or over-watering your tree. Soil testing and adjusting water drainage problems can help your tree recover, although it can take up to two years for your tree to completely recover.