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