Saijo Persimmon has fruit that is medium sized, elongated, and yellow fleshed. Gourmets claim it to be the sweetest and best tasting of the persimmons. Fruit is astringent, so let ripen fully to achieve the best taste. This persimmon tree is hardy to zone 6, and would be a stunning addition to your yard with its reliable fall leaf color. Enjoy these persimmons for fresh eating, cooking, and freezing. Yes, you can even make persimmon ice cream with the Saijo. Shipped potted in soil, five gallon container. Trees about 3 to 4 feet tall. Ripens November.