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Diospyros virginiana

Photo credit J.C. Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

Common Persimmon

Persimmon is a medium size deciduous tree that is pyramidal to oval-rounded in outline. It has dark green leaves and gray-black checkered bark. Male & female flowers (not showy) are on separate trees. Edible 1-2 inch fruit are orange when ripe and are produced on female trees. Persimmon is tolerant of a wide range of soil and moisture conditions.  We offer seedling trees of undetermined sex.  Native to eastern U.S.

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Height
55-60 Feet

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Spread
30-35 Feet

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USDA Hardiness Zone 4?-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Deciduous
Growth Rate in the Garden
Slow
Soil Properties
Well-drained
Sun Requirements
Full Sun to Full Shade