American Persimmon Seedling Diospyros virginiana

American Persimmon Seedling
(Diospyros virginiana)

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Note: Ships spring 2021 as a 12-18" bare-root seedling.

American Persimmon Seedling (Diospyros virginiana) 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.


Pollination: Cross-pollination by a different variety of seedling.
Size: 30-75' x 15-20'
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