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American Persimmon
American Persimmon
American Persimmon
American Persimmon Bark

American Persimmon Seedling Tree
(Diospyros virginiana)

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NOTE: Ships early March

Description

12-18" seedling bare-root tree.

American Persimmon is an easy to grow native to the eastern forest that produces a dark orange sweet fruit.  The fruit ripens in September and will continue to drop fruit all fall.  Persimmon are great eaten fresh, made into pudding, or turned into fruit leather.  Persimmon are a favorite food of deer, turkey, and squirrels, birds, and foxes making it a great tree for wildlife plantings and food plots.  Diospyros mean "fruit of the gods"

Characteristics

Pollination: Cross-pollination by a different variety of seedling.
Size: 30-75' tall X 15-20' wide 
Disease: Disease resistant.
Ripening Date: Late September to November 
Years to bear: 3-4
Taste: Sweet

Growing Conditions

USDA Zone: 4-8
Spacing: 15-20'
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type: Loamy well drained
Soil PH: 6.0-7.0