American Persimmon -

(Diospyros virginiana)

Fruit Trees

Family: Ebenaceae Genus: Diospyros Species: virginiana
American PersimmonAmerican Persimmon Planted · 8 years ago
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Below are common attributes associated to American Persimmon.

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Plant Type: Fruit, Tree

Temp / Zone: Zone 5A · -20° to -15° F, Zone 5B · -15° to -10° F, Zone 6A · -10° to -5° F, Zone 6B · -5° to 0° F, Zone 7A · 0° to 5° F, Zone 7B · 5° to 10° F, Zone 8A · 10° to 15° F, Zone 8B · 15° to 20° F, Zone 9A · 20° to 25° F, Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F

Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Sun

Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand, Silt

Soil Drainage: Well Drained

Water Needs: Average

Level of Care: Average, Low

Growth Rates: Moderate

Flower Color: Yellow

Attracts: Wildlife

Foliage Color: Dark Green

Average Width: 20' to 30'

Average Height: 30' to 40'

Season of Color: Early Spring Blooms, Spring Blooms

Resistant To: Drought, Heat

Landscape Uses: Landscape Beds

Growth Habits: Broad, Upright

Theme Gardens: Cottage

Soil pH: 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5

Fruit Maturity: 10+ Weeks

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