Re: [gardeners] Red Passion Flower

George Shirley (
Tue, 16 Oct 2001 09:57:44 -0500

Our Fuyu persimmon, first year of production, started out with 28 simmons on it. One has made it to
ripe stage, will pick it today. Starlings, grackles, and squirrels got all the others while they
were still green. This little tree is less than 6 feet tall at this point. Gotta buy more netting I


Ron Hay wrote:
> Hello, again, Mary-Anne,
> Dont' talk to me about squirrels! Our Fuyu persimmon is netted so
> securely that I cannot get my hand into it from any direction....yet we
> have lost two fruits to marauding squirrels this week! Persimmons are an
> alternate-year-bearing tree, so we are all the more vexed.
> Congratulations on your avocado!
> Ron